Healthcare Choices: 5 Steps To Getting The Care You Want And Need gives you the tools you need to get the best medical care—with confidence and peace of mind. Healthcare Choices consolidates Dr. Archelle Georgiou’s expertise as a physician, chief medical officer for the largest U.S. healthcare provider, business consultant, and media health advocate. In these pages, she explains her CARES model: the blueprint she developed to help family, friends, and thousands of television viewers make better healthcare decisions.
Using more than 30 real-life stories and insider tips, she demonstrates how to use this step-by-step guide to access the medical information you need and make well-informed choices reflecting your medical needs and personal values. This “go to” approach shows you how to:
- Identify all treatment options for an illness, including those not mentioned by your doctor.
- Make treatment decisions that reflect your priorities and preferences.
- Find the best doctor to treat your condition.
- Partner with your doctor to improve your care.
- Choose the health insurance plan that’s right for you.
- Understand your Advanced Directive.
- Plan and coordinate your lifestyle as you age.