Dr. David Wilcox explains why he wrote this book in a 55 second video clip
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Concord, NC, October 27, 2021 — After 28 years in the health care business, Dr. David Wilcox has seen enough to realize that it truly is a “business,” as opposed to the kind-hearted healing service that most of us might imagine it to be. His new book reveals some unsettling facts.
“There is little to no transparency about procedures or billing,” Dr. Wilcox says, “and the average health care consumer doesn't think about it until they have to access the healthcare system. That is a dangerous mentality, as we all will need health care at some point in our lives.”
In his book, How to Avoid Being a Victim of the American Healthcare System: A Patient’s Handbook for Survival, Dr. Wilcox offers information, facts and tips that can help patients and family members navigate through the morass.
“I have seen some alarming situations that nursing school never prepared me for,” Dr. Wilcox said. “Not being prepared and knowledgeable means you will have little control over the health care you receive.”
His goal in writing this book was to level the playing field, enabling consumers of health care to understand how to avoid getting caught in the systemic net.
In his own words, Dr. Wilcox’s book explores “what to do if you have to go to a hospital, how to handle an insurance company’s claim denial, how to find an alternative to high-priced prescriptions and why the current pay-for-fee system is inadequate. You will also discover the direction the healthcare system needs to move in, to holistically care for you, the patient … information that the health care entities would prefer you didn’t know.”
Dr. David Wilcox is a health care professional who believes proactive patient education enables those accessing the healthcare system to be better partners in their health care. He also believes that everyone has the right to access the American Healthcare System safely. A Doctorate-prepared nurse who also holds a Master’s in Health Administration and is Board Certified in Nursing Informatics, Dr. Wilcox has nearly three decades of health care experience as a bedside nurse, hospital administrator and in health care information technology, which has helped him to develop his unique perspective on the American Healthcare System. For more information, please visit https://drdavidwilcox.com/.
How to Avoid Being a Victim of the American Healthcare System: A Patient’s Handbook for Survival
Publisher: Here for You Publishing
ISBN-13: 978-0578878362 Available now at https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578878364
Reviews, photos, links to previous interviews and Q&As are available upon request.
Dr. Wilcox was interviewed on the Chicago based Bruce St. James show on Wednesday morning 8/18/21.
Dr. Wilcox was featured in the Charlotte Area News on Thursday 8/19/21. Here is the link to the article:
Dr. Wilcox was featured in the Marietta Daily Journal on 9/9/21. Here is the link to the article:
Dr. Wilcox was featured in the Myrtle Beach SC Inspired News and Reviews on 9/8/21. Here is the link to the article:
Dr. Wilcox was interviewed for the Motherhood Moment blog on 9/16. Here is the link to the blog:
Dr. Wilcox was interviewed by Spectrum News on 9/27. Here is the link to the interview:
Dr. Wilcox was featured on the Casually Baked Podcast on 9/28 . Here is the link to the podcast:
Dr. Wilcox was featured on the Jim Stroud Podcast on 9/28 . Here is the link to the podcast: https://blog.jimstroud.com/2021/09/28/doctor-exposes-the-shadowy-world-of-healthcare-in-america/
Dr. Wilcox was featured on the Tom Roten morning radio show on 10/6 . Here is the link to the radio show: : https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-tom-roten-morning-show-70632979/episode/dr-david-wilcox-take-control-of-87702796/
Dr. Wilcox was a pick on the World Author website on 9/28 . Here is the link to the website:
Dr. Wilcox book was reviewed on 10/11 . Here is the link to the website:
Dr. Wilcox was featured on the Tom Sumner morning radio show on 10/13 . Here is the link to the radio show: :
Dr. Wilcox was featured on the Positive Aging Source Book Podcast with Steve Gurney on 10/6 . Here is the link to the video podcast: