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Finding the right doctor is one of the most important decisions you can make for your health, and technology can make the process a breeze — if you’re using the right tools. While you now have the ability to see all the care options available, it can be nearly impossible to know what’s best for you.

When looking for a healthcare provider, it’s common to ask friends and family for recommendations or turn to online customer review sites to see what others have to say. However, while reviews are great for picking a new phone or finding a restaurant, they don’t properly evaluate the experience and training of doctors and the quality of their healthcare experience.

Taking the reins to find the best care can feel daunting, but there are steps you can take to feel empowered in your patient journey. Here’s what you can do to ensure you’re getting the best possible health care.