Medication adherence

Medication non-adherence is pervasive healthcare problem, accounting for up to $300 billion in U.S. healthcare costs per year. Learn about the tools and solutions available to improve medication adherence.

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The Link Between Loneliness & Medication Adherence

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Medication Non-Adherence: America’s 100 Billion Dollar Healthcare Problem
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Medication Non-Adherence: America’s 100 Billion Dollar Healthcare Problem

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When medication taking goes awry: the varied causes of medication nonadherence

When medication taking goes awry: the varied causes of medication nonadherence

Prescription drugs can improve one’s quality and quantity of life – so why do so many patients not take medications as instructed? 

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Medication adherence: is it all in our minds?

Medication adherence: is it all in our minds?

In last month’s blog post, I discussed why patients may not take medications as prescribed, including economic causes, access, and personal habits. This month, we’re taking a look at some more psychological reasons why patients may fail to adhere to their medications. 

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Medication dispensing systems: how payers, providers, and pharmacies can boost adherence 

Medication dispensing systems: how payers, providers, and pharmacies can boost adherence 

Every day, our healthcare system is disrupted by a national medication nonadherence crisis. 

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Medication adherence vs compliance: How smart tools can bridge the nonadherence gap

Medication adherence vs compliance: How smart tools can bridge the nonadherence gap

‘Medication adherence’ and ‘medication compliance’ have historically been used interchangeably. After all, both terms relate to a patient’s ability to take their medication as prescribed. Although adherence and compliance seem synonymous, read on to discover their subtle differences. 

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