The following audio interview will be transcribed to text to create the upcoming charity/anthology titled HIGHWAY TO HEART, HUMOR, and HONESTY in HEALTHCARE.
Available late Spring/early Summer 2020.
Teri Dreher, an RN with 36 years of experience, is a pioneer in the emerging field of professional patient advocacy, as well as an Amazon Best-Selling Author and Public Speaker. Her book is titled – Patient Advocacy Matters: The Ultimate How-To Guide to Protect Your Health, Your Rights, Your Life and Your Loved Ones in Today’s Era of Modern Healthcare.
With a lifelong passion to keep the patient at the center of the nursing care model, Teri established NShore Patient Advocates in 2011, one of the first professional patient advocate organizations in Chicagoland, and now the largest. With critical care, cardiovascular and home-based nursing experience, Teri has collaborated with physicians and ancillary health care team members at some of the country’s premier hospitals. She believes in the benefits of improved communication between patients and providers and is committed to helping patients navigate acute illnesses and reducing medical error.
Teri has been awarded numerous times from local civic and business organizations for her dedication to social causes and her business success. She is a sought-after speaker who easily connects with her audience and explains complex medical conditions in simple terms.