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The Take-Charge Patient by Patient Advocate and Author Martine Ehrenclou, M.A, Wins 16 Book Awards
Date:6/12/2013

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013

The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care by patient advocate and award-winning author, Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., is a gold winner in The Benjamin Franklin Awards for best reference book in 2013. It has also won finalist in the self-help category in The Benjamin Franklin Awards and is a gold winner in the Independent Publisher Awards (IPPY) in the health and medicine category. For a complete list of book awards see http://www.thetakechargepatient.com/book-awards.html.

“Given the complexity of our healthcare system, you must be your own best advocate to cut through the red tape and navigate the system with confidence,” said Ehrenclou. “And if you cannot advocate for yourself, you must have a loved one at your side.”

With advice and stories from over 200 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, other medical providers and patients, The Take-Charge Patient empowers readers to take charge of what they can and to become well informed and active participants in their own health care.

"The Take-Charge Patient is an excellent resource for patients," said Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Six months into her research for The Take-Charge Patient, Martine Ehrenclou developed debilitating, chronic pain and used every strategy in her new book. She went from author and advocate for others to an advocate for herself and became a take-charge patient. After eleven doctors failed to diagnose her correctly, Martine found her own diagnosis and the correct surgeon to treat her. She is now pain free.

Ehrenclou publishes articles and lectures to health organizations, hospitals and universities on the topics of patient empowerment, patient safety, patient advocacy, the collaborative relationship between patients and physicians, successful communication to maximize medical encounters, and more. She has been interviewed on national TV/radio such as NBC News, ABC News, KCAL/CBS News, NPR, Prevention Magazine, Woman’s Day, Family Circle and many more. She is also the author of the award winning, Critical Conditions. She holds a masters degree in psychology and is completing a certificate program in patient advocacy at UCLA, Los Angeles. She is a patient advocate and health writer for Alliance Health Networks.

For more information, visit http://www.thetakechargepatient.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10820500.htm.


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