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EP 817 The "No-Mistake Zone" in Healthcare

Summary: Even before illnesses or emergencies strike, you need to have your and your family's health under control.
Air Date: 12/13/16
Duration: 20:17
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Leslie D. Michelson
Leslie-MichelsonLeslie Michelson is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Private Health Management, a unique, patient-focused company that has helped thousands of people to obtain exceptional medical care.

His new book, The Patient’s Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives of Those You Love, distills his three decades of experience as a medical-case-management expert into actionable steps and practical tools that will empower readers everywhere to achieve the best possible health outcomes at every stage of life.

He frequently speaks to audiences around the world, providing life-saving information and a revolutionary approach to medical decision-making.

Michelson has been involved in almost all aspects of the health care system, starting at age 29 when he served as Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a position he held during the Carter and Reagan administrations. Since then, he has founded and led four entrepreneurial health care companies focused on improving quality of care; he was CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, the world’s largest source of philanthropic support for prostate cancer research; and he has been an active investor, advisor and board member for many companies. He is on the Advisory Board of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the board of the ALS Therapy Development Institute.

He received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He and his wife, Beth, have two daughters and a son-in-law, and live in Los Angeles.
  • Book Title: The Patient’s Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives of Those You Love
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/PatientsPlaybook
  • Guest Twitter Account: @PatientsPlaybk
EP 817 The "No-Mistake Zone" in Healthcare
Even before illnesses or emergencies strike, you should have your and your family's health under control.

But, that can be easier said than done.

In The Patient's Playbook, author Leslie Michelson provides the road map that every American needs to make important health decisions. In an easy-to-follow program, Michelson takes you step-by-step through the process of getting the best possible care.

Discover how you can find the right doctor, develop a strong relationship with him or her, prevent common medical mistakes, make sure you're correctly diagnosed, avoid over-treatment and much more.
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