Smart Questions for Smart Patients

Quick: “Who is the most responsible for the quality of your medical care?” If you said “my doctor”, you’re just a bit off. It’s you! In today’s fast-paced and medically complex world, it has become clear that patients need to take an active part in the care they receive. Unlike our parents, it is very likely that we will have to change doctors several times in our lives. This means we are responsible for getting the correct information to our new doctors in an accurate way. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, medical mistakes result in between 44,000 - 98,000 American deaths each year. Public agencies are constantly working to improve our hospitals, systems and practices. Be Well Solutions wants to help you become a smarter consumer and help prevent these needless catastrophes. Why should I become a [...]