Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) December 17, 2007
DJ Iber Publishing announced today that starting immediately readers can download a free sample chapter of Dr. Ruthann Russo's new book entitled 7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare from http://www.7StepsHealth.com.
In this downloadable sample chapter Dr. Russo discusses how one of the keys to good healthcare is planning ahead and building a healthcare team. Your two most important team members are your primary care physician (PCP) and your medical mentor. You will find out how to select a PCP, determine the role your PCP should play, and how to maintain an effective relationship. You will also find out what a medical mentor is and how they can help you with acute or long term health challenges. You will also find out how to be a medical mentor yourself. By combining common sense explanations and tips for building your healthcare team along with real life patient stories, this sample chapter provides a strong base for anyone interested in personal health planning.
"From establishing personal health priorities to finding the most qualified physicians at the best hospitals, Russo leads consumers on a step-by-step path to getting top quality health care. Through engaging prose and telling anecdotes, Russo has written a practical guide to help every member of the family." --Thomas A. Cochrane, CFA, VP Vimo.com
Dr. Russo's new book, 7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare, is a guide book for the healthcare consumer that enables everyone to navigate the healthcare system. By combining her expertise from over 20 years advising healthcare providers with her family's own experiences, Dr. Russo provides valuable tools for common sense techniques to getting the most from the healthcare system. Topics covered include how to find the best hospitals and doctors, how to understand and communicate with physicians, how to obtain and manage your health information, and the importance of defining your own personal healthcare values, vision and mission statement.
7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare is available for purchase online at http://www.DJIberStore.com. The advanced softbound copy is priced at $24.95 and the downloadable eBook version is priced at $19.95. A free sample chapter is available from http://www.7StepsHealth.com.
About Dr. Ruthann Russo:
Ruthann Russo is an expert with more than 20 years of experience working in and advising healthcare organizations. She designed the HealthMap™ program for healthcare consumers. Healthmap is available for download at http://www.healthmapforms.com. She has instructed more than 3,000 physicians to improve their documentation in patient medical records. She is the author of five healthcare industry books. She is a graduate of Dickinson College, American University's Washington College of Law, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's program in public health, and Touro University. She is a partner in the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based law firm of Russo and Russo and a Managing Director with Navigant Consulting. For more information please visit http://www.ruthannrusso.com.
About DJ Iber Publishing Inc.
DJ Iber Publishing is dedicated to helping people understand the healthcare system and have more satisfying healthcare experiences. We believe that more informed consumers result in more accountable healthcare providers, which will, ultimately, result in a better healthcare system. We are also dedicated to providing resources to help people improve their overall personal development. More empowered individuals make for more responsible organizations, which creates a better world for us all. For more information please visit http://www.djiber.com.