With any relationship, communication is key—and the relationship with your health care provider is no exception to this golden rule. Understanding and becoming involved with your own health and treatment plan starts with talking to your health care provider. There are several helpful tips you can use to become more involved with your overall health.
Health literacy, demographics among factors that play key role in whether such communication improves quality of life
How health care professionals can give patients an active role in their own care
Do’s and don’ts to help you get the most out of your patient-physician relationship