There are many factors that contribute to one’s well-being and recovery after a visit to see a medical provider. One factor, the one you can actually control, the one that works best is simple: follow the doctor’s orders. Managing a home care agency places my staff and me in a unique position. On a daily basis, we play an active role in people’s management of their health. While we always try, getting people to follow through with the plan their medical provider has laid out is, at best, challenging.