Do you worry about whether you are getting the best medical care? Does your doctor seem rushed? Not answering your questions?
Wouldn’t it be great if you had an easy way to get these answers?
You are in luck!
As a practicing family doctor and the only one in my family, I get many of these questions. Now I’m sharing all I know with YOU!
You will learn:
- How to get doctors to listen to you.
- What screening tests you must do to stay healthy.
- How to make the most out of your prescriptions.
- The different skills offered by different specialists.
- How to use the internet wisely to research medical information.
“I recommend to all my patients to read The Thrifty Patient. It’s an essential guide to better and more effective health.”
- Leana Wen, MD, Emergency Physician, Patient Advocate and Author “When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests“. Health policy professor and Director of Patient-Centered Care Research at the George Washington University. She can also be reached on Twitter @drleanawen.
“One of the best doctor-bloggers out there, Davis Liu, created a book that in very practical terms helps patients understand why it is important they ask questions and that it is ok. It is one of the most important messages we need both health and those with illnesses to hear if we are to get better care.”
- Evan Falchuk, Vice Chairman Best Doctors. 2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate - United Independent Party.
“As a regular contributor to KevinMD, Davis Liu always has commentary worth reading. The Thrifty Patient is one of those works.”
- Kevin Pho, MD. Founder of KevinMD.com, Social Media’s leading physician voice, USA Today, NY Times commentator, and Author of Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices. Follow him on Twitter @KevinMD.
“Simple and actionable common sense advice from a committed medical insider. Well worth the read.”
- Neel Shah, MD. Founder and Executive Director of Costs of Care, an independent nonprofit that uses advocacy, education, and technology to help caregivers deflate medical bills. Harvard Medical School faculty member at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation.