Next Steps After Your Diagnosis

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Next Steps After Your Diagnosis is available on DVD. The combined DVD includes the following two programs:

  • Next Steps After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support: DVD features information from AHRQ to help patients who have been diagnosed with an illness to learn more about their condition and treatment options. It aims to help patients not only find information and resources but deal with the various physical and emotional aspects of a diagnosis. The dhort program provides individuals with important questions they should ask their doctor when they receive a diagnosis, and information to help them understand their disease or condition, how it might be treated, and what they need to know before making treatment decisions. Experts featured include, Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Gregg Meyer, M.D. and Christine Kovner, M.D.
  • Check Your Medicines: Tips for Taking Medicines Safely: This short DVD provides patients with five simple steps for taking their medications safely and correctly, thus avoiding medication errors. Experts featured include, Carolyn Clancy,M.D., Robert Muscalus, M.D., Gregg Meyer, and David Bates, M.D.

Contact the AHRQ clearinghouse for your free copy of the combined DVD by sending an E-mail to

Page last reviewed January 2009
Internet Citation: Next Steps After Your Diagnosis . January 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.