How To Speak So Your Doctor Will Listen


This guest  post was written by Vicki Whiting, Ph.D., MBA is a Professor of Management at Westminster College, and an Award-Winning Author of the health care advocacy book, “In Pain We Trust.” Doctors interrupt patients 18 seconds into an office visit, on average. Given this fact, patients who seek to maximize their healthcare must learn […]

What doctors really think about women who are ‘Medical Googlers’


The following is a guest post by Carolyn Thomas, a heart attack survivor and e-patient who excellent blogs talks about her experiences and lessons learned at Heart Sisters. Me: “My name is Carolyn, and I’m a Medical Googler.” You, all together now: “Hello Carolyn!” This will come as no surprise to any of you regular […]