Deidre Koppelman and Jon Gassman (JG) spoke about how to advocate for yourself in the hospital with Sara L. Merwin, MPH, author of The Informed Patient: A complete guide to a hospital stay.
You can listen to the interview here.
Deidre and JG were joined by Sara Merwin, co-author of the book The Informed Patient which is a guide to asking the right questions to protect yourself in the hospital and get better care! This show comes on the heels of Deidre going through a planned procedure involving a hospital stay. Through this experience, she learned the hard way that you need be prepared to be your own advocate.
Listen to this fascinating episode to find out how to make sure that you get the best information, the best care, and even have more control over the length of your stay. This information is not only helpful if you are going to be a patient, but has wider implications for being your own advocate in other aspects of your life!