Coastal Plus Medical Center wants to help educate you about potential medical conditions that you or a family member might have. Educating yourself about medical conditions should be an important part of your overall personal health plan.
When patients are unengaged bystanders, their health suffers as a result. A recent survey from the AARP Public Policy Institute on the care of chronic diseases makes this clear. Of those who were less engaged, 36 percent experienced more medical errors — compared with 19 percent of those who were highly engaged.
Below are just a few things on our ever-growing list: