PREPARED PATIENT BLOG

Patients and experts explore what it takes to find good health care and make the most of it.

Beth Nash, M.D., is a healthcare consultant with a special interest in empowering patients to participate in their own care.  She is fascinated by ways to bring the knowledge and experience of doctors, the values and preferences of patients and the data together to help patients make the best healthcare decisions for themselves. She calls this the Care Triad, which is the name of her blog. You can follow her on Twitter at @NashBeth.


The Patient

Beth Nash | September 4, 2013
My doctor can help me figure out what is right for me by considering my values and preferences and helping me to understand the scientific evidence.

Patient Centered Billing

Beth Nash | August 19, 2013
My husband and I returned from a weekend away to find a message on our answering machine saying that we owed money to the hospital and that if we didn’t pay it within 10 days, they would send the bill to a collection agency.