Your doctor is an invaluable resource. So make the most of each doctor's visit by preparing a list of questions and information about your concerns, symptoms, and medications. In this section, you'll find helpful lists of things you can do before, during, and after your appointments to maximize the value of every visit.
Choosing the right primary care physician is one of the most important decisions you can make. A doctor you know and trust, who is available when you need him or her, and who will work with you as a true partner, is a great asset at any age. Here, you'll discover the three most important questions to ask a prospective new doctor to ensure the one you choose is the one that's right for you.
Everyone needs a good doctor—an experienced and compassionate caretaker who can help you protect your good health, and help you return to health after an illness or injury. But how do you find a good doctor, and how do you know when you've found the right one for you?
Whether you see your doctor once a year for an annual checkup or more often to manage a chronic condition, it's important to make the most of every visit. By partnering with your doctor and being proactive about your health, you can feel more informed, more confident about your health care decisions, and more satisfied with the care you receive.