Patient Rights

Most Recent

How to File a Complaint About Your Doctor

When faced with a wrongdoing for which your doctor is to blame, there are avenues you can take to file a complaint and get your grievance answered. Doctors, like anyone, are human and can make mistakes. Sometimes your doctor's practices may be...

Most Recent

How to Avoid Hospital-Acquired Infections

The best approach for avoiding hospital-acquired infections is to prevent them to begin with. Here are some steps to help. Hospitals are dangerous places to be for several reasons. First, the only patients hospitalized are those who are very sick,...

Most Recent

Reasons for Switching Doctors

Learn about the various reasons that a patient should consider switching doctors, plus get tips on the first steps for making a change. Some lucky people have established a lifetime relationship with their doctors. They have gotten to know their...

Most Recent

How to Access Medical Information Bureau Reports

Learn how the Medical Information Bureau (MIB), a reporting agency that tracks medical histories, collects patient information. Most consumers are well aware of credit reporting agencies. They keep track of how well we pay our bills and manage our...

Most Recent

How to Correct Errors in Your Medical Records

Sometimes there are errors in medical records. Learn how to review your medical records and properly correct any errors you find. By law, you have the right to correct errors in your medical records. The Health Insurance Portability and...

Most Recent

Medical Records

Correct and complete medical records are essential to proper care and billing. Start here to learn about gaining access, deciphering codes, and more.

Most Recent

Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana may be recommended and prescribed for a variety of conditions. Understand the evidence and how to use it safely and legally.

Most Recent

Navigating Your Diagnosis

Take an active role in working with your doctor to reach a diagnosis, and learn how to explore a second opinion, advocate for different testing, and more.

Top