Surgeons have our lives in their hands, but most of us know more about the people who cut our hair than the doctors who cut our bodies. Here, insider tips to become a smarter, healthier patient – beginning with:
1. To know which doctor is good, ask hospital employees
“Their word trumps a degree, prestigious titles, and charm.” – Marty Makary, MD, author of Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionise Health Care.