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by Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine
- ISBN: 188812413X
- Category: Other
- Author: Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine
- Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Center for the Study of Services; 3rd edition (July 29, 2009)
- Pages: 512 pages
- FB2 size: 1389 kb
- EPUB size: 1928 kb
- Rating: 4.8
- Votes: 856
Unfortunately, most consumers have very little to go on. The Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors is the most useful .
Unfortunately, most consumers have very little to go on. The Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors is the most useful source of physician information -Stephen Brobeck - Executive Director, Consumer Federation of America. One of the most important and difficult challenges for many consumers is finding a good doctor or doctors. The Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors is an enormous help.
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Some doctors are much better rated than others. Very important book listing top doctorswould love to have similar book listing top hospitals. com User, January 23, 2001. There ought to be a good way to choose a doctor.
Consumers' Checkbook, Washington, District of Columbia. In addition, the Center is busy in the health care arena, publishing national guides, including Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, Guide to Top Doctors, and Consumers' Guide to Hospitals.
Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors'. August 16, 2002, 1:47 PM, CBS. When it comes to choosing a doctor, it can be difficult. One new resource that can help you is a new book called, "Consumers' Guide To Top Doctors". Robert Krughoff is the president of Consumers' Checkbook, the non-profit consumers' organization that put this list of approximately twenty thousand doctors along with some other important advice together.
Consumers' Checkbook publishes an annual Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, a health . The company also publishes the Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors, providing a list of recommended specialists in the 53 largest metro areas of the .
Consumers' Checkbook publishes an annual Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, a health insurance plan cost and quality comparison resource, first publishing the work in 1979. acute-care hospitals, which it first published in 1988
Consumer Reports' Guide to Food Labels.
Consumer Reports' Guide to Food Labels. Consumer Reports has started to rate primary care doctors, using data from physicians, health plans, employers, hospitals, and consumers. But the effort is now limited to four states-California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
The guide also includes valuable information on some of the nation’s most .
The guide also includes valuable information on some of the nation’s most outstanding medical centers and specialty hospitals that are involved in the treatment of cancers. The selection of medical providers for inclusion in this book was based in part on opinions solicited from physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Some doctors are much better than others. A New York State study of heart bypass surgery death rates revealed that some doctors who did large numbers of surgeries had more than five times the death rates other doctors had. Other studies have made similar findings.
Doctor-to-Doctor quality differences mean that choosing the wrong doctor might expose you to surgery, powerful drugs, or other treatments that will do you no good, might do you lasting harm, and will certainly contribute to discomfort and inconvenience. By choosing the wrong doctor, you might also miss out on a treatment that could cure a disease or repair an injury, or you might get the treatment you need but have it performed so badly that it does you no good. In short, choice of the wrong doctor can result in needless suffering, or even death.
In this book, you get the information you need to choose the right doctors. The book is a special publication of the Center for the Study of Services, a nonprofit research organization widely respected for 25 years of producing consumer-oriented evaluations of hospitals, health plans, and other health care providers.