Chinatown Patient Navigation
华埠医疗导航计划

Introduction 项目介绍

The Chinatown Patient Navigation Program provides free patient navigation services to help Chicago Chinatown community members with cancer care and screening.

The program is part of a research study conducted by healthcare providers, social service providers, and health researchers at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, the Chinese American Service League, and Northwestern University.

Beginning in the fall of 2020, the Chinatown Patient Navigation Program will be available to the Chinatown community to participate in the research study.

Some examples of free patient navigation services available to research participants may include:

唐人街患者導航計劃提供免費的患者導航服務,以幫助芝加哥唐人街社區成員進行癌症護理和篩查。
該計劃是由醫療保健提供者、社會服務提供者和慈善醫院和醫療中心、華裔美國人服務聯盟和西北大學的健康研究人員進行的研究的一部分。
從 2020 年秋季開始,唐人街患者導航計劃將提供給唐人街社區參與研究。
可供研究參與者使用的免費患者導航服務的一些示例可能包括:

 

Lung, breast, cervical, prostate, colon, and other cancer screenings

肺癌、乳腺癌、宮頸癌、前列腺癌、結腸癌和其他癌症篩查
 

Appointment scheduling

預約排程
 

Language interpretation support during health visits to facilitate communication with healthcare teams

健康訪問期間的語言翻譯支持,以促進與醫療團隊的溝通

Referrals to social services (i.e. social workers, support groups, nutrition programs, survivorship clinics, etc.)

轉介到社會服務(即社會工作者、支持團體、營養計劃、倖存者診所等)

Educational workshops and outreach programming

教育研討會和外展計劃
 

Elimination of cultural, transportation, financial, or insurance-related barriers to accessing care

消除獲得醫療服務的文化、交通、金融或保險相關障礙