PiF in the News

shutterstock_148356707 (1)The Patient Information Forum champions health information in a number of ways, including via articles in the media.  Please see below some examples of how PIF has presses for the need for high quality information and support to be embedded into health, care and wellbeing services and pathways.

So what is patient centricity? – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PIF (Apr 2016)
http://www.strategicnorth.com/blog/so-what-is-patient-centricity/

A holistic approach to patient care in pulmonary arterial hypertension – Introduction by Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PIF and reference to PIF Case for Information report (p.10) – (Mar 2016)

5.5 million People – Information as a Therapy – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PIF (Feb 2016)
https://www.pifonline.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/MarkDuman-InfoAsTherapyCaptiveHealth.pdf

Powering knowledge – PharmaTimes magazine (Jul/Aug 2015)
P32-35 – http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?pbid=93f21048-0999-4504-a77a-0eb1a06cd2cf

The case for better patient information – Captive Health Summer newsletter (Jul 2015)
http://www.captivehealth.co.uk/the-case-for-better-patient-information/

Patients with long term conditions “lack information” to make health decisions – Primary Care Today (Apr 2015)
http://www.primarycaretoday.co.uk/patientppi/patients-long-term-conditions-%E2%80%9Clack-information%E2%80%9D-make-health-decisions

Most patients with long-term conditions ‘unprepared for personal health budgets – Pulse Today (Apr 2015)
http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/commissioning/commissioning-topics/long-term-conditions/most-patients-with-long-term-conditions-unprepared-for-personal-health-budgets/20009595.article

Better measures needed on the impact of health communication; Journal of Communication in Healthcare – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF (2015)

Practice what you preach (pages 25-27) – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF (Dec 2014)

Patients can be part of the solution, we just need to let them in – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF (Oct 2014)

Patient engagement – we need to live it not talk it – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF (Apr 2014)

Unlocking the power of information – (Smart Guides) to ENGAGEMENT for better commissioning – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF (19 Dec 2013)

In the know: raising the profile of patient information – Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, PiF and Sarah Smith – Former Operations Director, PiF (Jul 2013)