WHEN SHOULD YOU START ADVOCATING FOR SERVICES, TESTING AND SECOND OPINIONS?
The Canadian Medical Care System may be the cost effect benefit to Canadians, but is it the best?
Your doctor's education and experience does not provide him/her with the compassion, wisdom and common sense that may be needed, Whether it be a work related injury or a illness, health care is your right. Timely assistance is critical in many It does not mean that the Health Care is doing the right thing for you. WCB is not the only way to have d services that may save your life. Your advocacy is required to speed the process up in critical situations.
PHYSICIANS HIPPOCRATIC OATH:
"Practice two things in your dealings with disease: either help or do not harm the patient".
People should have greater control over what happens to their own bodies.”
By being involved in your own health advocacy you will gain knowledge.
I believe in luck and fate and I believe in karma,
that the energy you put out in the world comes back to meet you.
Knowledge and positive attitude is power. Be the energy behind your own healing.
- Ask questions and research your injury and illness.
- Maintain your own medical records
- Ask for a second opinion
- Contact all your disability insurance plans