About Brent Aleshire, MSW
Brent Aleshire is a leader in educating consumers about the health care process. He is the author of 2 books and 23 articles. With a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Brent has been an insider in the health care industry for over 25 years. Through, How to Succeed in Today's Health Care System, Brent shares his experience and insights in providing a unique perspective and sharing valuable information about the health care process.
Brent is an experienced public speaker and his instructional program, Hospitals: Understanding the Maze, is a Mature Media award winner.
According to Brent: "Health care is dynamic, frustrating, fast-paced and confusing for many of us. We provide consumers with a wealth of information they need as they face an increasingly complicated and confusing health care world. Our information provides focus on vital health care issues and offers consumers the power and tools to ensure effective health care treatment. Our goal is to educate consumers so that they can confidently approach the health care experience and get the treatment and services they need and deserve."
About the book
How to Receive the Best Health Care for You and Your Family
by Brent C. Aleshire, MSW
This book provides an easy to read and understand five-part strategy for securing the best health care from doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. The book discusses the steps necessary to be your own patient advocate and how to take responsibility for the quality health care you want and need. Highlights include how to manage your medical team, keys to effective communication in a health care setting, what gold standard health care means and how to obtain it, medical error prevention strategies and using a personal journal to track your health history.
Your Personal Health Care Journal
by Brent C. Aleshire, MSW
Written for those who want to take an active role in their health care, Your Personal Health Care Journal, has ten sections specifically designed to make it easy to record and track important health information. Useful for keeping notes about issues you want to discuss with your physician, tracking medications, test results, health care goals and other critical information. The Journal features a list of resources including phone numbers and websites of health care organizations, definitions regarding commonly used medical terminology and much more.
Hospital Success: Get to Know Your Medical Team
Hospital Discharge Instructions: Don't Leave the Hospital Without Them!
Improving Hospital Discharge Safety With Effective Communication Strategies
How to Reduce Your Chance of a Hospital Readmission
Patient Discharge Instructions – Your Key to a Safe Hospital Discharge
Hospital Discharge – How to Plan for a Safe Discharge
Organize Health Records with Online Health Records
Medical Organizer – Protect Yourself in an Emergency
Successful Health Care – Dare to Know
Health Care Success – How to Reduce Your Hospital Fall Risk
Health Care Success – Make Informed Decisions about Surgery
Health Care Success – How to Avoid Hospital Acquired Infections
Medical Organizer – How to Improve Health Status by Setting Health Care Goals
Family Health Organizer – Always Ask for Test Results
Personal Health Organizer – Keep Track of Your Numbers for Better Health Outcomes
Personal Medical Journal – Take Notes to Capture the Highlights of Medical Appointments
Organize Health Records to Get the Most from Your Medical Appointment
Medical Organizer – Improve Quality of Care with Information Rich Data
Family Health Organizer – Empower Your Family with Information
Personal Medical Journal – Take Charge of Your Health Care
Organize Health Records for Successful Health Care Encounters
Personal Health Organizer – How to Take Control of Your Health Care
Medical Organizer – Your Key to Better Health