Start: 7:00 pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes local author Martine Ehrenclou to the store to discuss and sign her newest book, The Take-Charge Patient, on Wednesday, June 13th at 7pm.In The Take-Charge Patient, award-winning author and patient advocate Martine Ehrenclou shows how patients can become proactive, well-informed participants in their own care. Ehrenclou empowers readers with vital information on how to find the right doctor, how to communicate effectively with doctors, how to prepare for medical appointments, prevent medical errors and medication mistakes, obtain discounted medication, manage your health insurance, and much more. The Take-Charge Patient will forever change how you act as a patient and vastly improve the quality of the medical care you receive. Martine Ehrenclou is the author of the award-winning Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital. Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive. She writes monthly articles for several health websites and national magazines, and has been interviewed on ABC News and appeared in magazines such as Woman's Day, Family Circle, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Publishers Weekly, and many more. She frequently lectures on how to be an advocate for yourself and your loved ones at universities, hospitals and other organizations.