Posts Tagged: patient advocate

Bob Riter

Don’t be an Obnoxious Patient

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I sometimes hear people say that the best way to get good health care is to be obnoxious. By this, they mean that you should demand that the doctor see you immediately, or that you should demand that your needs be met first. Let me give you some advice: Don’t be obnoxious. It always works…



Carolyn Vachani, RN, MSN, AOCN

6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate

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In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one) to assure the best care. Here are six steps to being your own best cancer care advocate.