When my mom’s primary care doctor recently told me that she had been assigned the duty of “medication reconciliation” before my mom was discharged from the hospital, I have to admit Continue Reading….
What should you do if your prescription drug needs change because of health deterioration? Shopping for a new Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during the annual Open Enrollment (October Continue Reading….
As I described in an earlier blog post, I had recently visited my 80+ year old mom, Donna, who lives 1000 miles away and came away with many insights about health care Continue Reading….
Introduction The Meaningful Use program that was supposed to bring us shareable electronic health records for improved coordination of care, reduced health costs and improved health outcomes is winding down Continue Reading….
Patient advocacy involves supporting a patient as he or she navigates our healthcare system. It is about making the patient’s wishes reality. Over ten years ago, I experienced an emotionally charged Continue Reading….