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New Guide Empowers Average People to Take Control of Own Healthcare
Date:11/4/2013

SILVER SPRING, Md. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013

“Excuse me, Doctor. I’ve got what?” This is the often shocked, disbelieving reaction of patients in the complicated world of American health care. When the shock wears off, reality settles in, and the patient is diagnosed with a chronic or serious illness, what do they do? “Excuse Me, Doctor” is Melissa E. Clarke’s user-friendly guide that gives people the tools, knowledge, and confidence to make sound decisions about their health care–including treatment, caregiver, and financial options.

In the age of great reform and changes in health care, “Excuse Me, Doctor” empowers everyday people to get what they need from the American health care system. In addition to practical, how-to guidance on everything from choosing a doctor to understanding insurance, “Excuse Me, Doctor” equips readers with a self-health action plan that helps them become their own best advocate in taking care of their most valuable resource–their health.

“My passion for health care arises from not just being a physician for over twenty years, but being a caregiver and patient myself,” says Dr. Clarke. “I know the challenges that patients face at every turn trying to get quality care.” She says with health care reform, the
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