The Active Patient Advantage is a blog that will help keep readers informed about medical issues relevant to managing their healthcare experience, with valuable insights on how to embrace the new era of “patient engagement.”
Top Tip #4: Keeping Your Hair During Chemotherapy
For many women, and some men, the thought of losing their hair while undergoing chemotherapy is devastating—some will even decline recommended cancer treatment because of this.
Top Tips #3: Preventing a Misdiagnosis
According to a recent IOM report, every adult in the US can anticipate at least one misdiagnosis in their lifetime that will have serious consequence.
Why Healthcare Navigators or Patient Advocates?
Healthcare navigators and patient advocates help knit together these disjointed elements into more comprehensive ecosystems of care.
Top Tips #1: Building a Healthy Partnership with Your Medical Team
Here are a few Top Tips on building a healthy partnership with your doctor and getting the most out of your doctor’s appointment.