Barbara Hales, M.D. Hits Amazon Best Seller List With “Power To The Patient”

Barbara Hales, M.D., President of “The Medical Strategist,” recently hit two separate best-seller lists with her new book “Power To The Patient: The Medical Strategist.

Boynton Beach, Fla. – February 10, 2012 – Barbara Hales, M.D., author and health care reform expert, recently joined with The Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency to release and promote the book titled Power to the Patient: The Medical Strategist. The book was released on Monday, January 9th, 2012.

On the day of release, Power to the Patient: The Medical Strategist reached best-seller status in two categories – reaching #5 in the Doctor-Patient Relations category and #7 in the Medical Informatics category.  The book explores an ever-changing health care industry and how we can move toward taking control of our own health care destiny. Some of the chapters in the book include: “Preventive Medicine,” “Trust in Medicine,” “Personalized Medicine,” “Health Literacy,” “The Doctor-Patient Relationship,” “Personal Health Records” and others.

With an excess of 30 years of professional involvement in the healthcare field, Barbara Hales is a uniquely qualified writer for the medical and health market. She is dedicated to helping to educate the public in promoting health and helping those in need. A medical doctor, Barbara worked in obstetrics and gynecology for three decades. She also has unparalleled experience in writing, serving as CEO of The Write Treatment, LLC. and Editor-in-Chief of “The Medical Strategist”. Dr. Hales is a skilled expert in the promotion of ideas, which serve to educate and enlighten an audience. Her services include editorials and case studies, newsletters, white papers, web content and patient guides to name a few. Barbara maintains a focus on health and wellness and works tirelessly to showcase quality services and products.

From the Author:

The healthcare system that we’re familiar with is in total collapse. Emerging from the ashes is the newly acquired ability for patients to choose their own treatment and head their own medical team. As we come to a crossroad in our approach to treatments in healthcare, this book provides an antidote to the confusion and stress that lie ahead. You will discover new ways to see your healthcare as we embark upon this journey together.

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About Barbara Hales, M.D.:

Barbara’s clients have said the following about her work: “If it’s captivating, benefit-driven copy you need, Barbara will provide it. She combines professional knowledge with a unique conversational tone to write excellent promotions.” “It is always a joy to read Barbara’s copy. She has a wonderful way of painting a picture with her words. I am always drawn into the story and want to know more. I expect great work from her in the future.”

Barbara holds an M.D. degree from the Rosalind Franklin University Medical School of Chicago, earned in 1976 and a Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University, earned in 1972. Dr. Hales has been nominated to Cambridge Who’s Who in 2009 and elected as the 2010 Professional of the Year representing the Medical Copywriting Industry. When not actively working,  Barbara enjoys spending time with her devoted husband and two wonderful children. Barbara also enjoys tennis, golfing, photography and scuba diving.

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