49. The primary purpose of patient navigator programs is:

  1. To determine the economic costs of cancer disparities
  2. To provide personal assistance in eliminating any barriers to patients obtaining timely and adequate diagnosis and treatment
  3. To identify trusted information sources or channels in the community
  4. To monitor treatment equity according to established standards of care to diminish bias in the provision of health care

50. Dr. Harold Freeman, a pioneer in patient navigation, identified health disparities for which of the following groups?

  1. Racial/ethnic minorities, those with low socioeconomic status, and rural populations
  2. The “working poor,” and medically underserved populations
  3. Those with low socioeconomic status, working ...

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