There is widespread agreement that patients who are informed, active participants in their own care have better outcomes, and their health care is apt to cost less. Find out more about how health information technology is ushering in a new era of transparency that is empowering patients to advocate effectively for their own health.
Navigating the medical system can be confusing and disempowering. Amidst the confusion, patients often cede decisions to their providers. Free online tools from credible sources show you the decision points where your choices can affect the care you get and give you the information to make the best decisions for you.
Find out how the choices employees make are effecting their health and the county’s bottom line.
Choose Well is a King County program designed to educate, encourage and empower you and your family to make smart health care choices. Here you'll find tools to help you make choices about where you seek care, the treatment you follow and how much you pay for it.