To effectively participate in your care you need to be informed. But every day patients go unaware that they are being mistreated, misdiagnosed, and misinformed. We are a team of healthcare consultants with the necessary experience to give you the information you need to participate in your care. We don’t offer medical advice; we provide the information you can actually use to make sure you get the care you actually need.
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When was the last time you asked your doctor specific questions about the treatment he/she recommended? Or, do you handle your medical and healthcare decisions with blind trust? If so, you’re risking you life!
For example, my sister-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34. The surgeon recommended immediate mastectomy followed by radiation treatment. She asked me for my advice. I told her that she needs to get a second opinion. So we sent her biopsy to an expert. He told her that she, in fact, did not have cancer.
This is not unusual; about 40% of second opinions disagree with the initial diagnosis.
If I told you an angiogram can cause a heart attack in an asymptomatic person, would you have one done? What about going to a hospital that has a high infection rate? Of course not!
Research has shown that when medical decision making shifts from “delegated” to “shared”, as in you, the patient, shares the information with your doctor, you, the patient, will be treated correctly.