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Asthma Q&A
Check out latest interview with Dr. Jean Hanley in Birmingham Parent Magazine, pg 14 - 16.
Services offered by PLANning Health
Making a Useful Medication List
Making the Most of Your Visit to the Doctor

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Asthma Q&A

This question was recently posed:
Q: I'm looking for the best asthma doctor specialist in my area. What should I be looking for in an asthma specialist? How can I make the right choice? My husband (69 yr) started this dry coughing. We went to see a lung specialist, but it's not helping much.

A: The best way to find a specialist is through your primary doctor's referral or by word of mouth. Check with your friends, family and acquaintances who may or may not have experience with lung issues, but possibly know someone who does.

Check out latest interview with Dr. Jean Hanley in Birmingham Parent Magazine, pg 14 - 16.

http://bluetoad.com/publication/?i=186021&p=1

Services offered by PLANning Health

PLANning Health is a non-profit organization providing health advocacy services to anyone who desires it. These services may include one or more of the following:
1.     To help you understand your diagnoses, lab results, and treatment options through education and discussion and, ultimately, empower you to improve your health, enhance communication with your doctors. and receive optimal care.
2.     If needed a health advocate or liaison from PLANning Health, Inc.

Making a Useful Medication List

How to Make a Medication List
Having a list of your medications is essential to making the most of your visit with the doctor. At PLANning Health, we can help you clarify what meds are for what diagnosis and much more! Our Health Advocates can also work with you to develop questions to ask your doctor so that you get the most out of your visit.

Without the details of your symptoms, medications and diagnosis on hand (typed, written, on iPhone/Android/PDA, etc), doctor’s visits often go awry and much time is wasted on trying to remember information.

Making the Most of Your Visit to the Doctor

To make the most of your doctor's visits,there are several items that are essential to have written down for everyone even health advocates! Even armed with the information below, often communication breakdown still occurs with your doctor. This is where our patient advocacy services come in. Dr Hanley and other Health Navigators can help facilitate communication, coordinate your health issues, and help you optimize your health care.

Necessary Information
1. List of symptoms or problems and when they started, e.

Services offered by PLANning Health


PLANning Health. Inc is a non-profit organization providing health advocacy services to anyone who desires it. These services may include one or more of the following:
 
1.     To help you understand your diagnoses, lab results, and treatment options through education and discussion and, ultimately, empower you to improve your health, enhance communication with your doctors. and receive optimal care.
2.     If needed a health advocate or liaison from PLANning Health, Inc.
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