Highlights in the history of Guardian Nurses

2016

It was a GOLD MEDAL year for the LifeSavers' Dragon Boat squads as both the competitive and recreational boats took home gold medals in the Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival.

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2015

Betty Long, RN, MHA is named by Smart CEO Magazine as one of their 2015 Brava Award winners.  She was honored at a dinner on July 22nd at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia.

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2014

Year one closes on the Mobile Care Coordinator Program® with impressive results not only on level of patient engagement, but also in improving clinical outcomes!

2013

Guardian Nurses launches the unique Mobile Care Coordinator ProgramTM with Teamsters Local 830 in Philadelphia.  

2012

Guardian Nurses continues its good work as healthcare advocates, expanding from Philadelphia with new broker clients in the New York and Los Angeles markets.

The Guardian Nurses' team is interviewed and filmed for "Nurses: If Florence Could See Us Now," a full-length documentary film being produced by Kathy Douglas, RN, a California-based filmmaker.

2011

Betty Long, RN, MHA is named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of their 2011 Women of Distinction Award Winners.  She was honored at a dinner on November 29th at the Philadelphia Downtown Sheraton.

Nurse Advocate Joanne Simone, RN, MBA, is named 2011 Patient Advocate of the Year Award at Dorland Health's People Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Guardian Nurses president Betty Long began blogging on consumer healthcare topics. Her blog, Guarding Your Health, addresses advocacy, caregiving, elder care, hospitalizations and insurance.

Guardian Nurses Founder Betty Long was invited by Dr. Mehmet Oz to participate as an expert on the Sharecare website. Sharecare is an interactive social Q&A website created by Dr. Oz and Jeff Arnold. Leading physicians, nurses, hospitals, clinics, authors, healthcare companies and non-profits connect, interact and share their collective expertise encouraging consumers to ask, learn and act upon questions of health.

Guardian Nurses' founder and president, Betty Long, RN, appears on the nationally syndicated Dr. Oz show to share "The Three Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor."

2010

Guardian Nurses Celebrates Its Seventh Year!

Signed first contract with long-established Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to extend advocacy services to clients.

2009

Guardian Nurses is certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Enterprise Council of PA-DE-sNJ (WBENC).

2008

Guardian Nurses Founder and President Betty Long, RN, MHA, receives national award sponsored by Glamour Magazine and TAG Heuer North America for her work helping patients in the community.

Guardian Nurses is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Pennsylvania Department of General Services.

Betty Long, RN, MHA, Founder and President of Guardian Nurses, is nominated by Wharton SBDC for the annual Small Business Association Entrepreneur of the Year award.

2007

Guardian Nurses celebrates its fourth year anniversary by premiering new promotional video “Lighting Patients’ Way Through the Healthcare Maze.”

2006

Based on $1.6 million claims' savings in its one year pilot program, Law Enforcement Health Benefits (LEHB) extends partnership with Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates for another year.

Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates is recognized as one of Pennsylvania's most outstanding small businesses during Pennsylvania Small Business Centers (SBDC) 12th annual Client Exposition, "We Mean Business."

2005

Law Enforcement Health Benefits (LEHB) representing 7,500 police offers and their families award Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates a pilot project to test the impact of clinical intervention on healthcare costs.

2004

Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates formally opens its doors with a team of three nurses and ten private clients.

2003

Betty Long RN, MHA, founds Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates.

 

Guardian Nurses provides patient advocacy in Philadelphia and nationwide. Email us at info@guardiannurses.com or call 215.836.0260.

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