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The Patient Institute

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health

Mission: Our goal is to empower patients and their caregivers to take charge of their health and to make well-informed medical decisions. We do this through free educational programs, the development of easily accessible navigation tools, research, and leadership initiatives.

Geographic areas served: San Antonio, TX

Programs: To continue to provide & update free educational programs on healthcare system navigation to the public.

to continue to provide, expand & update free practical tools to enable healthcare system navigation by the public using internet/electronic format and paper.

to provide free educational programs to pre-medical and pre-healthcare professional high school and college students to enable them to be more effective and compassionate caregivers.

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Rating: 5

The Patient Institute offers programs that are funny and informative. I left feeling more confident about making health decisions, and more prepared to talk to my doctor. A great organization!