In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with Robin Shapiro, Board Chair and co-founder of HealthAdvocateX. She discusses the evolution of her career in health advocacy and the founding of her not-for-profit health advocacy organization. She explains her approach to health advocacy and its mission to strengthen patient confidence and competence with regard to their healthcare.
Robin Shapiro is currently Board Chair and co-founder of HealthAdvocateX, whose mission is to help people transform from patient to active participant and partner in their care. She is a nationally recognized trailblazer in the Health Advocacy movement, having founded several companies designed to elevate the ‘patient voice’. Her best-selling book, The Secret Language of Healthcare: How to Ask for the Care You Deserve, was published October 2019 based on her experiences working in health advocacy. For more information, please visit: https://healthadvocatex.org