Getting effective, error free, affordable healthcare is challenging.

Managing Your Doctor is here to help.

Getting effective, error free, affordable healthcare is challenging.

My goal is to help you step outside the traditional role of passive, unquestioning patient and show you how to take control of your (or your loved one’s) medical care.

Be assertive. Join the growing movement of medically emancipated patients who are not content to sit by when their health is at stake.

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Here you’ll find posts on various topics about healthcare and becoming an empowered patient

  • You Think All Screening Tests Must Be Good?

    Getting medical screening tests must only be a good thing, mustn’t it? It might find some cancer or other condition that would be missed otherwise? What this idea doesn’t take account of…

  • Is the AMA Right in Saying Medical Aid in Dying is Incompatible With a Doctor’s Role?

    There is currently strident debate in Virginia about legalizing medical aid in dying.* Recently the American Medical Association has reaffirmed it’s code of ethics, saying “physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the…

  • Comfort For You Tipplers

    Here’s good news for those of you who like an occasional tipple – or even those who drink regularly.   The recent paper in the Lancet suggested any amount of alcohol is bad…

  • Scaring Your Patient Sick

    I seem to be hearing a lot of stories of people being stressed out because their provider has, unnecessarily, put the fear of God into them. Friend Jane (not her real name),…