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4 Consequences of Medication Non-Adherence
Timing Is Everything: The Importance of Taking Medication on Time
Artificial Intelligence is highly beneficial when it comes to Medication Adherence

How to Implement AI Across Every Stage of the Drug Lifecycle

Nearly all pharmaceutical companies build and launch patient support programs to improve therapy initiation and medication adherence. Patient support is essential for helping optimize medication use and increasing engagement with patient-centered initiatives. Offering artificial intelligence…

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Pros and Cons of Value-Based Contracts

Pros and Cons of Value-Based Contracts

Over the last 15 years, there has been a shift in the healthcare industry from the traditional fee-for-service model to value-based contracts. Rather than paying for healthcare services based only on the number of services…

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Simplify Complex Medication Regimens

5 Strategies to Simplify Complex Medication Regimens

Ensuring proper medication adherence is essential for managing chronic conditions and maintaining overall health and well-being. However, barriers can result in non-adherence—especially for patients with more complex medication regimens. What makes a regimen complex? Both…

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Medication Adherence Tools

5 Medication Adherence Tools to Consider

Medication non-adherence is a serious issue contributing to increased healthcare costs, poor quality of life, health deterioration, and treatment failure. For every 100 prescriptions written, only around 25-30 are taken as directed. Fortunately, there are…

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Overcome Medication Adherence Barriers

4 Ways to Help Patients Overcome Medication Adherence Barriers

Medication non-adherence is a significant challenge in healthcare today. Not only does non-adherence account for approximately 33-69 percent of hospital admissions, but it can also result in treatment failure, health deterioration, increased healthcare costs, poor…

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How Gaps in the Healthcare System Impact Patient Outcomes

How Gaps in the Healthcare System Impact Patient Outcomes

Gaps in the healthcare system have a profound impact on patient outcomes, and not in a positive way. Poor care coordination and management can result in missed or delayed treatment, introduce dangerous patient safety concerns,…

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Medication Adherence

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Medication Adherence

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every facet of our lives between 2020 and 2022. So much has changed, from how we interact socially to how we access healthcare and take our medications. So…

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4 Ways to Enhance Patient Outreach

4 Ways to Enhance Patient Outreach

Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly investing in patient support programs designed to increase engagement, optimize medication use, and achieve better health outcomes. However, not all patient outreach is effective, and getting it right is essential to…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Patient Engagement Strategy

5 Ways to Improve Your Patient Engagement Strategy

Patient engagement is a hot topic in healthcare, and for very good reason. Engaged patients tend to make healthier lifestyle choices, adhere to care plans, and achieve positive overall health outcomes. Because patient engagement has…

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5 Ways Pharma Can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

5 Ways Pharma Can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Rare diseases: although statistically uncommon, their burden is significant. Between 25 and 30 million Americans live with rare diseases. These diseases include cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, and as many as 7,000 other…

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Improve the Affordability of Specialty Drugs

3 Ways to Improve the Affordability of Specialty Drugs

Specialty drugs are essential for treating complex, chronic conditions. However, they’re also relatively expensive, and prices are continually rising. According to an AARP report, the average specialty drug price is rising more than three times faster…

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How Effective is Your Patient Support Program

How Effective is Your Patient Support Program?

Pharmaceutical companies spend more than $5 billion on patient support programs each year, but only 3 percent of patients actually use them. So what gives? What does an effective patient support program look like, and…

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How Can Predictive Analytics Prevent Non-Adherence?

How Can Predictive Analytics Prevent Non-Adherence?

In the digital age, we have access to more data than ever before. Companies of all shapes and sizes use data to make smarter business decisions, manage budgets, improve efficiency, meet customer expectations, and more.…

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Leveraging AI to Improve the Patient Journey

Leveraging AI to Improve the Patient Experience

The patient experience is paramount in healthcare today. Newly emerging technologies, shifting industry dynamics, and evolving consumer preferences are reshaping what the modern patient experience looks like in the New Healthcare Economy. That’s why more…

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The Halo Effect of Adherence to Antidepressants

The Halo Effect of Adherence to Antidepressants

In the popular imagination, depression is chronic sadness. In reality, it is a devastating illness with widespread mental and physical health effects. One of the most common challenges of depression is a motivation deficit. People…

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The Importance of Diabetes Medication Adherence

The Importance of Diabetes Medication Adherence

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Despite this grim statistic, diabetes medication adherence rates are surprisingly low, especially given that diabetes can be managed with treatment. A 2016 study…

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Which Conditions Have the Lowest Adherence Rates?

Which Conditions Have the Lowest Adherence Rates?

Chronic conditions impact 6 in 10 Americans, according to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of those patients are prescribed medication to treat their condition; however, medication non-adherence in patients…

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Identifying and Addressing Gaps in Care

Identifying and Addressing Gaps in Care

The U.S. healthcare system is highly fragmented. Poor care coordination and disparities between best practices and the care received can lead to dangerous clinical errors, poor patient outcomes, and increased unnecessary healthcare spending. As such,…

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How Smart Data Can Optimize Your Patient Support Programs
Preventing Non-Adherence in Asthma Patients

Preventing Non-Adherence in Patients with Asthma

Asthma is a common and costly condition, impacting around 25 million people in the U.S. and upwards of 262 million globally. Although treating asthma is possible with the right treatment plan, non-adherence to asthma medications…

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Factors That Influence Medication Adherence

Factors That Influence Medication Adherence

Medication adherence is a complex issue that impacts the entire healthcare industry. Patients fail to take their medications as prescribed for many reasons, and the consequences are often significant. To improve medication adherence, it’s essential to…

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7 Ways to Prevent Medication Non-Adherence in Teens

7 Ways to Prevent Medication Non-Adherence in Teens

Medication non-adherence is a long-standing problem in the healthcare industry, significantly impacting patient outcomes and contributing to the rising costs of care. For patients in their teenage years, taking medications as prescribed presents even greater…

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Patient Support Programs Can Improve Medication Adherence

3 Ways Patient Support Programs Can Improve Medication Adherence

Poor medication adherence can have significant consequences, ranging from worsening health conditions and comorbidities, to an increased risk of hospitalization and even mortality. However, well-designed patient support programs supplemented by smart data and technology have…

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Reasons Why Non-Adherence Occurs

6 Reasons Why Non-Adherence Occurs

Medication non-adherence is a common and unfortunate reality in healthcare. Research has proven time and time again that despite intervention efforts, up to 50% of patients fail to take their medications as prescribed.  Far too…

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Senior medication adherence: the growing problem

Senior Medication Adherence: The Growing Problem

By the year 2030 the entire Baby Boomer generation will be age 65 or older. This growing number of senior Boomers will challenge the health care system, particularly when it comes to medication management and…

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Advances in patient interventions: How to manage complexity

Advances in Patient Interventions: How to Manage Complexity

Patient adherence programs are continually searching for more cost-effective interventions that improve clinical outcomes. Tactics have expanded beyond outreach by phone call to digital channels including emails and SMS text messages. In a trial of…

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The challenge of mental health drug non-adherence

The Challenge of Mental Health Drug Non-Adherence

Major mental health disorders are some of the most difficult conditions to manage. According to a retrospective analysis in Systematic Reviews, almost 450 million people are affected by mental health disorders worldwide, contributing 14% of…

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