How to Prevent Medical Errors in Your Care

In 1999, a report titled, “To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System” stated that medical errors caused approximately 44,000 to 98,000 preventable deaths each year. The report estimated that medical errors caused more deaths than car accidents and breast cancer...

Advance Directives

As a patient you are strongly encouraged to be an informed decision-maker about all aspects of your care and treatment. Unfortunately, there are times when your ability to be an active participant in those decisions may not be possible due to medical or life changing...

Managing Multiple Medications

It is not uncommon for patients with certain medical conditions or multiple medical conditions to take over –the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements in addition to their prescribed medications. Mixing multiple medications and supplements can be unsafe if not...

3 Easy Ways I Can Help My Doctor, Help Me

Why would my doctor expect my help? Times have really changed and so has the patient’s role in healthcare. Did you know that once upon a time patients simply did what the doctor ordered with no questions asked? Of course, that was before the internet and studies that...