Words worth sharing- 7 steps to get what you need from your doctor—fast! by Pamela Wible MD

Dr. Wible’s article makes several good points about how patient behavior either helps or hinders a physician’s efficiency and ability to meet their needs.  I might have titled it, “How to help your doctor help you.” But I heartily agree with her advice, so  I want to share it with you here.

In summary, her 7 steps are

1. Get organized.

2. Prioritize.

3. Start early.

4. Be human.

5.  Be direct.

6. Plan ahead.

7. Say thank you.

Details are in the article, a quick read. Thank you  Dr. Wible.

via 7 steps to get what you need from your doctor—fast! | Pamela Wible MD.

Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

As a family physician, I explore the HEART of HEALTH in my work, recreation, community, and through writing. My blog, Watercress Words, informs and inspires us to live in health. I believe we can turn our health challenges into healthy opportunities. When we do, we can share the HEART of health with our families, communities, and the world. Come explore and share with me.

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