Frustrated or confused about how to get good medical care? In todays healthcare climate, most people are.The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care,reveals insider information from top doctors and other medical professionals soMoreFrustrated or confused about how to get good medical care? In todays healthcare climate, most people are. The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care, reveals insider information from top doctors and other medical professionals so you become empowered, proactive, and effective as a patient.
Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., author of the award-winning Critical Conditions: the Essential Hospital Guide To Get Your Loved One Out Alive, brings you her new book that will forever change how you act as patient. One of the most important things you will ever do is become an active participant in your health care. The Take-Charge Patient shows you how. Because finding the right doctor for you and maximizing the time with your doctors, to getting discounted medications and preventing medication errors, The Take-Charge Patient is your survival guide.
Six months into her research and interviews for The Take-Charge Patient, Martine herself developed debilitating chronic pain which lasted sixteen months. She saw eleven doctors of differing specialties, three alternative medicine practitioners, was prescribed twenty-two medications and endured nine procedures and surgeries in effort to find the cause of her pain.
Much to her surprise, Martine went from being an author and advocate for others, to being an advocate for herself as she learned how to be a take-charge patient by using the strategies in her new book. With extensive research, Martine finally found a doctor who discovered the accurate diagnosis for her chronic pain and ended a year and a half of suffering.
From her unrelenting perseverance as a take-charge patient, Martine is now healthy and well. Martine Ehrenclou interviewed over 175 doctors, nurses, health psychologists, pharmacists, medical office managers, medical billers, patients, and others to provide you with an invaluable navigation guide, complete with tips to cut through the red tape of any medical encounter. You will learn how to: -Become your own advocate.
-Take charge of your medical care so you are not a victim of any medical professional or institution. -Navigate the complex healthcare system with confidence. -Effectively maximize your time and relationships with all medical professionals. -Master your health insurance. -Prevent medical errors and medication mistakes. -Find discounted medical care and much more.