How to Choose a Doctor
Can I see any doctor I want to see?
Primary Care Physician or Specialist?
What type of specialist should I see?
How do I evaluate a doctor?
Making the choice
How can I ensure a good medical visit?
How to Choose a Hospital
How can I find out about quality of care?
Patient safety issues
Profit vs. nonprofit
Why you won’t want to go/why you won’t want to leave
Multidisciplinary care model
Your rights and responsibilities as a patient
JCAHO patient safety requirements
Choosing your anesthesiologist
Your medical care team
Tips on how to prevent medical errors
What if I’m not satisfied with my care?
Taking Charge of Your Health
Personal health plan; personal health record
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
What is alternative medicine?
Does alternative medicine work?
How to choose the right therapy
How to evaluate a practitioner
Evaluating Health Information on the Internet
Useful Web Sites