BOOK ~ The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care

Frustrated or confused about how to get good medical care? In her newest book, award-winning author Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., empowers patients to become proactive, assertive, well-informed participants in their own health care. With advice and personal stories from over 200 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, other medical professionals and patients, The Take-Charge Patient reveals insider information on how to cut through the red tape and navigate today’s complex health care system with confidence.

The Take-Charge Patient outlines strategies to enable patients
to take charge of what they can. You will learn how to:
Become your own advocate
Choose the best doctor you
Prepare for your medical appointment
Create a patient’s toolkit
How to collaborate and communicate effectively with doctors
Prevent medical errors and medication mistakes
Manage health insurance
Obtain discounted medication and medical care