Medicine is a Team Sport: How to Become a Team Player in Your Own Healthcare

Medicine is a Team Sport: How to Become a Team Player in Your Own Healthcare

by Dean Limeri M.D.

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Overview

Medicine is a Team Sport: How to Become a Team Player in Your Own Healthcare by Dean Limeri M.D.

Today's healthcare landscape is more complex than ever. Insurance costs and medical bills have skyrocketed. Patients and doctors are squeezed by an impersonal system that reduces face-time during visits. Patients also have to grapple with different medical institutions to get care, as well as manage a slew of medications and treatments. It's no surprise that patients and their families feel lost and confused in the system.

With over 20 years of experience as primary care physician, quality care advocate Dean Limeri, M.D. shows you how to cut through the complexity.

The solution? Get the best possible care by becoming more engaged as a patient. Filled with practical advice, this book gives you what you need to know to become part of the team and to "get in the game."

Learn how to become a participant, not just a recipient of care. Medicine is a team sport. How do you join and play? This is your playbook. Sports-themed chapters, such as "The Huddle" and "Calling the Signals," will teach you how to play on your physician's level. Filled with examples and cases from Dean Limeri's practice, you'll learn what and what not to do as a patient to get the best possible care. The result: a higher quality of care for you and your family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478218357
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.21(d)

About the Author

High-quality, patient-focused medical care has been central to Dr. Dean Limeri's primary care practice for almost 25 years. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and works at Ellis Medicine as a physician and as the Medical Director for Primary Care. He has chaired the both the Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Quality Oversight Committees, which oversee quality for the entire organization. He is a proud member of the Ellis Medicine Board Quality Committee and the Ellis Medicine Provider Quality Committee, is on the board of the Ellis Medical Group, and chairs their quality committee. His active involvement in the medical community has added to his enjoyment of medicine, and his passion to make it better.

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