Health care that "works best" is care that gets the best results for your health, is safe and uses health care resources in the most efficient ways. While you might tend to assume that all patient care is good quality, research studies have shown that some care does not measure up to quality standards. To help make sure that you and your family get good quality care, you need to be informed and actively involved
You can start in your doctor's office. When a doctor or other health provider recommends a particular treatment, ask what research has been done and what the research might mean for you. You can also ask whether there are other choices to consider, and whether research has been done to find out which treatment works best. You can also look for more information on your own. Click here
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