By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb After several years of navigating the healthcare system on behalf of loved ones, I am weary.   Along the way I have encountered quality and dedicated individuals. Yet, more often than not it has been an uphill struggle to have things done as they should be, in the best interest of the patient and in accordance with the wishes of the patient and family. Overall, it has been stressful and draining.   Just a few weeks ago, my sisters and I arrived at a Connecticut hospital where our brother had been transferred for surgery to be told they had no record of him. Imagine that moment and the mounting stress level as we stood waiting. After numerous calls and what…