Ebook The Empowered Patient ↠ Elizabeth Cohen



10 thoughts on “The Empowered Patient

  1. says:

    This book opens the doors to a side of the medical industry I know of It should be a starter book on your journey to taking charge of your health and that of your family Elizabeth Cohen wrote a book that should have been written years ago I find it scary and painful to see how the medical industry uses our blind trust for doctors to sale and use us If you find this book helpful give a copy to a friend as a gift Or let them borrow your copy

  2. says:

    This book is absolutely indispensable Cohen guides the reader through the pitfalls of the US health system and demonstrates convincingly how crucial it is for patients to learn to be their own best advocates in a medical system that is largely stacked against them Cohen covers topics as extreme as careless misdiagnosis and grievo

  3. says:

    It was definitely an interesting book and made some very good points but her portrayal of doctors as generally self centered andor incompetent is in my opinion a bit unfair

  4. says:

    Very insightful This book was an eye opener everytime I have seen a Doctor in the USUK and waited for 2 hours was rushed in

  5. says:

    Excellent inspiring stories to life your spirits and at times deflate them and teach you to advocate actively and vocally when receiving medical treatment Very well written helpful back notes as well

  6. says:

    This is an easy to read clear guide to learn how to be your own healthcare advocate As a professional advocate in disability community and a person with lifelong experience in managing my own healthcare I still learned a great deal from this book

  7. says:

    A great book for a clueless health care consumer However I already knew and do most of what she suggested to be an empowe

  8. says:

    A must have guide for anyone who sees a doctor spends any time in a hospital or cares for someone during a hospital stay This was my bible during my mother's hospital stay and her care was markedly better having applied the lessons I learned in The Empowered Patient Get it read it use it

  9. says:

    A lot of good information about being a patient these days

  10. says:

    Wrote a review here

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Read & Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Elizabeth Cohen

Izabeth Cohen shows you how to become your own advocate and navigate the minefield of today’s health care system But there’s good news Discover how to • find a doctor who “gets” you and listens to you • ask the right uestions for the best treatment • make the most out of a short office visit • cut out of pocket costs. Very insightful This book was an eye opener everytime I have seen a Doctor in the USUK and waited for 2 hours was rushed in for 10 mins of advise sans reviewing my past health records and felt petrified to ask for helpuestions I have wondered about the merits of the US Healthcare system versus the long easy chat with my Doctor in India over chaisnacks chatting over my reports and making lifestyle changes based on his deep knowledge of my health family healthhabits And to realise I shouldcan expect a higher standard in the US is comforting Now where can I find the Doctors that fit this bill

Summary The Empowered Patient

The Empowered Patient

For prescription drugs • harness the power of the Internet for medical issues • fight back when claims are deniedCombining the personal stories of patients across America with crucial advice on receiving the best possible health care this guide will enable you to confront an often confusing and perilous system and come out ahea. A lot of good information about being a patient these days

Read & Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Elizabeth Cohen

The facts are alarming Medical errors kill people each year than AIDS breast cancer or car accidents A doctor’s relationship with pharmaceutical companies may influence his choice of drugs for you The wrong key word on an insurance claim can deny you coverage Through real life stories including her own and shrewd advice CNN’s El. It was definitely an interesting book and made some very good points but her portrayal of doctors as generally self centered andor incompetent is in my opinion a bit unfair