49. The primary purpose of patient navigator programs is:
- To determine the economic costs of cancer disparities
- To provide personal assistance in eliminating any barriers to patients obtaining timely and adequate diagnosis and treatment
- To identify trusted information sources or channels in the community
- 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?
- Racial/ethnic minorities, those with low socioeconomic status, and rural populations
- The “working poor,” and medically underserved populations
- Those with low socioeconomic status, working ...