We routinely research the hotels we stay at, the air conditioner we purchase, and the flooring that might look best in our house. However, when it comes to our healthcare, many of us freely put those decisions in the hands of someone else. I want to encourage you to challenge that thinking and realize that medical care is a service. Much like other services for which we pay, we have a choice of which physician will provide us with the service we need. Below I discuss a few tips to help direct your research to find the provider that best fits your needs.