Yvonne Mossberg, BSN, CHA

Contact Information & Service Area

Private Healthcare Advocate: Certified by Healthcare Liaison, Inc.

Prairie Healthcare Advocacy, Inc

Phone: 605-941-0868

Serving South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa

Practice Focus, Interests

The need for the profession of Healthcare Advocacy occurred to me after many years of doing health advocacy for family and friends. I have seen the advantage that patients have by having a professional in their corner with their best interests at heart.

The healthcare system has become very complex and many people have no one to help them navigate through it. I have worked in many different settings and have seen the Healthcare industry from many different perspectives. This has given me both knowledge and understanding of health and healthcare issues. As a Healthcare Advocate, my primary focus is my client. Some of my services include:

  • Attending doctor appointments and testing with you
  • Explaining medical terms and conditions to you
  • Researching treatment options
  • Coordinating care with your entire healthcare team
  • Reviewing your medications
  • Researching and finding the most suitable independent living, assisted living, or skilled nursing facility for you

Professional History

I have nursing experience in both hospitals and nursing homes. I have teaching experience in Health Occupations in a cooperative education program. Most of my experience has been in pharmaceutical sales where I gained in-depth knowledge of many aspects of the healthcare industry.

Academic Background

I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa. I have successfully completed a yearlong credentialing program in healthcare advocacy and am now a Certified Healthcare Advocate (CHA). I am a member of the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants.

National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants

Healthcare Liaison Up Close

The Roles of Private Patient Advocates

7 minute audio podcast
Jan. 2011

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Six Ways to Use Communication for Good Patient Transitions

by Joanna Smith

Curaspan Health Group
Sept. 2010

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Advocates In the News

A New Breed: Navigating the Healthcare System

American Way Magazine
May 2013

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Patient's Fear of Being 'Difficult' May Hurt Care

San Francisco Chronicle
May 2012

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When Health System Fails You, Advocates Can Help

When Bob Whitlow, a long-time paraplegic, faced a recent health crisis, he hired a private health advocate to help. The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch
May 2011
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Press Releases

Healthcare Liaison, Inc. Expands Credentialing Program For Healthcare Advocates

Berkeley, CA
June 15, 2010
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