When a doctor dispenses a medication, the expectation is that it will be taken exactly as prescribed. But many patients don’t follow their doctor’s orders. Non-adherence is the number of doses not taken or incorrectly taken, which jeopardizes a patient’s therapeutic outcome. Medication non-adherence is becoming more of an issue as the price of medications continues to rise. However, this trend may be curbed with the help of new technologies.
What you’ll learn:
- What are the reasons for medication non-adherence?
- What is the impact of non-adherence on individuals and employers?
- How can mobile solutions prevent medication non adherence?