When you need a new doctor, how do you find one that will provide a high quality of care?
If you disagree with your doctor about a diagnosis or treatment, what do you do?
When your children are older, will they have reliable information about their family's medical history?
What is in your medical record and what does it mean?
Why is any of this important?
Dr. Russo's new book will help you answer these questions, prepare for various healthcare situations-and more. If you've experienced any kind of health challenges, you probably know the importance of these issues and, most likely, you've had some frustrations with navigating your way through the healthcare system. 7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare can help you.
If you're in good health right now, you may think you don't need to worry about healthcare-but you do. At some point, most people need healthcare, and just like you need to create a will before you die, you need to get your healthcare plans in order before you're sick. 7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare can help you, too. Whether you're healthy or ill, this guidebook will show you how to become a more proactive participant in the management of your healthcare. The book, which weaves together stories of healthcare challenges with lessons learned to help you deal with your own challenges.
"A thoughtful, comprehensive guide to taking control of your health and making better-informed"
- Kirkus Discoveries
"Dr. Russo uses a down to earth approach to help consumers understand how to navigate our complicated healthcare system; they are encouraged to set individual visions and take ownership for their own treatment expectations. "
- National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM)
"Using her extensive experience as a healthcare consultant and her personal experiences as a healthcare consumer, Ruthann Russo shares her own medical stories and how they led her to develop a step-by-step method for successfully accessing medical care. The author takes you by the hand and personally escorts you through the complex maze of medical decision making for yourself and for your family members. "
- Ian Diener, MD, MBA, FAAFP, Family Practice Physician and Educator
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