Kayoko Ky Corbet

Patient Advocacy & Beyond, LLC
Kayoko Ky
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Kayoko Ky Corbet

Patient Advocacy & Beyond, LLC
Advocate Location
Ellicott City , MD 21043
Medical Guidance
(443) 594-8482
TeleAdvocacy Option Unknown
Consultation Fees Unknown
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How I Can Help
With extensive clinical experience as a Registered Nurse, as well as a background in communication, information management, and research, I improve the safety, outcome, and experience of health care that you receive.

The most common situations I help my clients with:
- Supporting your (or your loved one’s) health care management and getting better outcomes.
- Helping you avoid preventable medical emergencies.
- Collecting and organizing medical records.
- Clarifying your care plan and medication regimen.
- Supporting new diagnosis and treatment options.
- Finding better providers/facilities and getting appointments.
- Setting up a second or third expert opinion.
- Guiding you make the best decision for YOU.
- Helping you prepare for and recovering from surgeries.
- Facilitating for the best quality care possible in a hospital, rehabilitation facility, or nursing home setting.
- Making sure you receive all the benefits you're entitled to.

To best serve my clients, I apply these core principles. Each component works synergistically with the others, and the focus shifts as the situation and your needs change.

1. Compassionate Advocacy

• Understanding Your Unique Priorities
• Easing Your Pain, Fear and Exhaustion with the Support You Need
• Fighting for Your Rights and Best Interests with Vigilance

2. Informed Decisions

• Clarifying Your Situation and Organizing Your Information
• Verifying Evidence and Researching Your Options
• Guiding Your Best Decisions

3. Effective Communication and Coordination

• Explaining Unfamiliar Language and Concepts
• Helping You Communicate Your Needs to Providers
• Coordinating with Providers and Optimizing Care
Important Information About Me
  • I am insured
  • My geographical area of practice is The Greater Baltimore region & the Greater Washington DC region
Why I Became A Professional Health Care Advocate
Although I had been healthy, I experienced an unexpected health scare at a relatively young age. The various medical procedures I had to undergo, especially the aftermath that followed, made me realize how vulnerable and powerless a patient can be. After some soul-searching, I ended up changing the course of my life because I didn't want to go through a similar experience ever again. I enrolled in nursing school to empower myself, and during the course of my training, I found my calling in advocating for and empowering my patients, not just myself.

I truly enjoyed taking care of my patients at two different hospitals for several years, but sadly, the healthcare system was shifting its focus from patient care to profit and electronic medical records... I got burned out as I continued to educate and advocate for my patients. I moved to the home-health arena and also studied Healthcare Informatics, but I realized that I really had no way to advocate for better healthcare. That was until I found the role of Independent Patient Advocacy in 2017. I pivoted my career and never looked back. While learning to run a business has been a challenge, I feel passionate about what I do and grateful that I get to make a difference in my clients’ lives.
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Formal Education
M.A. in Communications, Penn State University, 1995
B.S. in Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
M.S. in Nursing Informatics, University of Maryland, 2012
Language Proficiency
  • Japanese
Faith Experience
  • Buddhism
Additional Skills
I am familiar with a broad range of cultures.

In addition, I am certified in the Wahls protocol and able to share my knowledge and help regarding evidence-based diet and lifestyle interventions with my clients.