Category: Newsletter

My List of Essential Health Care Resources

First, a bit of background… When I launched Healthassist in November 2004, there were very few private practices dedicated to the delivery of private “Health Care Advocacy / Advisory” services (my terminology for the work we do). I had the great fortune of some national press, some of which led me to a fellow advisor… Read on…

Take Control of Your Healthcare Experiences

Twice during the past two months, I delivered a presentation titled, “Navigating the changing healthcare system.” Once in the form of a webinar and once in front of a live audience. Within it, I share several strategies, one of which is to prepare and use a Personal Healthcare File that includes a document titled, “Medical… Read on…

Uncoordinated Care — Tips for Managing When Healthcare Systems Don’t “Talk” to One Another

Over the past few weeks, two of our clients have run into difficulties coordinating care across multiple healthcare systems and providers. One client receives some care from Boston Medical Center and additional specialist care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Recently, he decided to see a specialist associated with North Shore Medical Center (Northern Division… Read on…