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.
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?
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.
Medication dispensing systems: how payers, providers, and pharmacies can boost adherence
Every day, our healthcare system is disrupted by a national medication nonadherence crisis.
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.