When Doctors Don’t Talk to Each Other

I lived with the illusion for many years, that doctors communicated with each other.    After all, every time I call any provider, the automated voice tells me, if you are a physician press #1.  Presto! the conversation begins. Recently, I had a situation where the lack of communication between physicians put a client of…

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A Family Member Becomes An Empowered Patient

My earlier blog was about the moments that cause the start of the empowered patient.  Today, a family member had that moment. I have two aunts with lung cancer.  One has been diagnosed for two years.  She has been getting chemotherapy during this time.  The cancer is gone but something else is wrong that no…

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