Tools You Can Use

Finding the right doctors for you and your family is a big step towards better health. But just as important is working with your doctor (and your child's doctor) to ensure that you are getting the highest quality health care possible. Even doctors who are already providing excellent care can improve.

One way for them to do that is to get to know you and your family better, to learn what is important to you and to learn how to work with you and tailor care to your unique needs. Below are links to a variety of reliable tools, tips, and information to help you and your doctor build a strong partnership for better health.

Guidelines and Action Plans
Read about what to expect during office visits for adult annual physical exams, routine pregnancy checkup, and regular well-child visits, and view sample action plans to help manage ongoing health problems like asthma.
Choosing Wisely in Massachusetts
MHQP supports a national campaign in Massachusetts that encourages patients and doctors to discuss medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and in some instances cause harm.