Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2012
Anyone can advocate for himself or herself, or a family member in any healthcare setting, but it can be a daunting and intimidating task confronting medical professionals. If any of the following questions can be answered with a “yes,” then Surviving American Healthcare: Advocating for Yourself or Someone You Love by Val Conrad is the answer many health care concerns:
- Is it important for patients to have good communication with their doctors?
- Do caregivers, spouses or family members need access to good information to provide assistance in many healthcare concerns?
- Is it a concern for patients to understand how to best maximize the time at doctor’s appointments?
- Is the new Healthcare Bill confusing?
Surviving American Healthcare: Advocating for Yourself or Someone You Love is a step by step guide that explains the essentials of the American health care system and health care reform, understanding patient rights and how to be a health care advocate. In an age where healthcare providers must shrink the time allotted to each patient, being prepared and educated about health is more important than ever. This book could save a life.
About the Author: Val Conrad is a Registered Nurse and former paramedic, and has worked in numerous healthcare settings. She has cared for thousands of patients who required many forms of healthcare in their later years. This work showed her how important it is for patients to have someone who will advocate for them.