You Bet Your Life!: The 10 Mistakes Every Patient Makes 2nd Edition
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About the Author
Trisha is known as Every Patient's Advocate. She is About.com's expert in patient empowerment, a writer and national speaker who teaches patients how to navigate the unwieldy and dysfunctional health care system. She has appeared on or been quoted by the CNN, MSNBC, NPR, Fox News, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Bottom Line and other media.
Trisha is also the founder and director of The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates, an organization which supports the business needs of private patient advocates, helping them help the patients who need their assistance. The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates' members are the engine behind AdvoConnection.com, a directory that helps patients and caregivers find the help they need.
Her first book, written to empower patients, teaching them to stick up for their rights and take responsibility for their medical care to improve their chances for a good medical outcome, and is titled You Bet Your Life! The 10 Mistakes Every Patient Makes (How to Fix Them to Get the Health Care You Deserve). It was originally published in February 2010. A second, revised and updated version of You Bet Your Life! was published in 2013.
Her second and third books were written to support "her" advocates:
- The Health Advocate's Marketing Handbook was published in February 2011.
- The Health Advocate's Start and Grow Your Own Practice Handbook was published in October 2012.
Learn more about Trisha Torrey's work at
- Item Weight : 14.2 ounces
- Paperback : 300 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0982801424
- ISBN-13 : 978-0982801420
- Product Dimensions : 6 x 0.68 x 9 inches
- Publisher : DiagKNOWsis Media; 2nd Edition (August 2, 2013)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,122,500 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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