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Ep 78- When is no news from your healthcare provider ever good news?

by Dr. Eno on April 24, 2013

I recently saw a patient admitted in the hospital. As I was inquiring about the condition that had brought her to the hospital she recalled that she had seen her primary care physician several months back several tests ordered but had never received a call back. She had assumed that everything was OK. But now here she was admitted into the hospital for the same condition. And by all appearances, things may have gotten worse.

At first I was a little taken aback by her laidback response. Then it occurred to me that perhaps there are many people, just like my patient who were operating under the same old adage, ‘No news is good news’.

And so I guess the real question is this, ‘Is no news ever good news’ when it comes to your healthcare? And the answer is absolutely not!

 

In today’s video, I share with you the reasons why:

 

 

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What do you think? Do you think it is important to get regular communications from your healthcare provider after you have tests done? Do you get all your questions answered after your test results are available?

Until next time,

Here’s to your Health and Wellbeing,

Dr. Eno

Born in London and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Eno Nsima-Obot is a board certified Internal Medicine Physician, with over 20 years of experience in the health & wellness industry. She graduated from medical school in 1987 with several awards in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinical Pharmacology and General Surgery. She is passionate about placing a human touch to healthcare and was the recipient for the quarterly award for compassion when she worked as a primary care physician with a large multi-specialty medical group in Chicago. As a professional life coach, Dr. Eno is committed to helping woman living with chronic illnesses such as type 2 diabetes achieve optimal health and wellbeing, so that they are able to experience a more wholesome life. She is also an author of a book on diabetes, designed to educate people about diabetes in an easy to understand way. To download a free preview of her book, click here.

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