In health care, asking questions is a good thing

(Photo courtesy of Tim Mitchinson)
(Photo courtesy of Tim Mitchinson)

The American Institute for Preventive Medicine published “101 Ways to Lower Your Health Care Costs.” Can you think of a few?

Interestingly, discussing how asking questions is a good thing in health care, Thomas (Tim) Mitchinson, a friend and colleague of mine in Illinois, begins his article on the subject with a question.

Asking questions: a good thing in healthcare

“Are you a wise consumer when it comes to your health care?  That is one of the questions that the American Institute for Preventive Medicine (AIPM) is asking.  They point to studies that show Americans spend more time researching car purchases and new appliances than they do choosing their healthcare alternatives.”

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