The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook

How to Save your Life and the Lives of Those You Love

Book - 2015
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"The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and even life-saving, medical decision-making. With clarity and as a call to action, the book presents the most effective approach to getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent doctors, choosing the right treatment protocols in the "no mistake zone," researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team."-- Provided by publisher.
"The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly informed guide to the steps that everyone should take--even before illness strikes. The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and even life-saving, medical decision-making. With clarity and as a call to action, the book presents the most effective approach to getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent doctors, choosing the right treatment protocols in the "no mistake zone," researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team. Leslie D. Michelson has devoted his life's work to helping people access the best quality medical care--serving as an expert navigator for hundreds of clients. As the former head of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the CEO of Private Health Management he has worked to help individuals find the courage and confidence to get what they need in a challenging health system"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780385352284
038535228X
Branch Call Number: 610.696 MICHELS
Characteristics: xi, 320 pages ; 25 cm

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Jul 14, 2016

A must read for anyone navigating our country's health care system.

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