Doctor’s survey of Health Insurance Companies

    Health insurance does not just affect the lives of patients, but it affects physician’s lives as well. An informed patient will understand the ways in which insurance affects their physicians to get the best care possible. A survey was performed where doctors were asked a series of questions about how they rate healthContinue reading “Doctor’s survey of Health Insurance Companies”

Don’t let Yourself Just Be a Patient

We all are tempted, especially when not feeling well, to let others take charge of our lives and healthcare, but by doing this we don’t get the best care or life. Here is a story of a woman who took charge of her care, researched her problems to find a correct diagnosis, and bettered herContinue reading “Don’t let Yourself Just Be a Patient”

A Victory for Patient Empowerment!

Patients have had more trouble lately being able to get their medical records. This is often blamed on HIPPA regulations, but as Lynsie Mae points out in her article on getting medical records , this is more of a problem with how HIPPA is interpreted by health care facilities.  Now, patients will, hopefully, not have asContinue reading “A Victory for Patient Empowerment!”

Behind Healthcare Reform: An Insider’s View by Stan Hupfeld

A Ted Talk that is being reposted here as a resource for learning more about opinions and ideas held by experts within the medical system. This video has been featured by this orginization as a potential resource that patients may find valuable, but the author’s viewpoint is independent of this organization, and does not necessarilyContinue reading “Behind Healthcare Reform: An Insider’s View by Stan Hupfeld”