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Using Information Therapy to Put Patients First

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All of us will be patients some day. What can we do to ensure that we get the best medical care when we fall ill?

Information Therapy – the right information at the right time for the right person – can be powerful medicine! Ideally, with every prescription, your doctor should prescribe information; and in a perfect world, every clinic, hospital, pharmacy and diagnostic centre would have a patient education resource centre, where people can find information on their health problems.

All of us will be patients some day. What can we do to ensure that we get the best medical care when we fall ill?

Information Therapy – the right information at the right time for the right person – can be powerful medicine! Ideally, with every prescription, your doctor should prescribe information; and in a perfect world, every clinic, hospital, pharmacy and diagnostic centre would have a patient education resource centre, where people can find information on their health problems.

This book explores how Information Therapy impacts all players in the healthcare ecosystem – patients, doctors, hospitals, health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and the government – and how it can help all of us.

Information Therapy can help to heal a sick healthcare system – and everyone has an active role to play in making this a reality!

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