These three key questions can transform healthcare decisions.
When one needs a serious medical procedure—the kind that can determine future quality of life or chances of surviving a disease—it can send one on a quest for the right surgeon and hospital. Who do other physicians recommend? Are there any public ratings of these physicians? And if so, how valid are they? What are the hospital’s mortality and complication rates? You and your loved ones can spend days seeking information to guide your choices. Read more.