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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 ...
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How Machine Learning Can Help With Non-Adherence

Machine learning powers many of the services we regularly use, from personalized recommendations on Netflix and Spotify to voice assistants such as Siri or Alexa. In recent years, machine learning has gained momentum in healthcare due to the vast ...
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How Medication Adherence Impacts Medicare Part D Star Ratings

Medication adherence is a critical area of focus for health plans that evaluate quality performance. Payers are incentivized to increase medication adherence among Medicare Advantage Part D (MAPD) patients in order to boost Star Ratings, bring down ...
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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 ...
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5 Ways to Improve Medication Adherence in Children

Boosting medication adherence is consistently a top priority in healthcare. Emerging technologies have introduced several new ways for pharmacists, physicians, and care teams to proactively identify and intervene when patients are non-adherent, and ...
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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 adherence. What are these challenges, ...
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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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Overcoming medication adherence barriers in oral anticancer meds

Over the past decade, treatment in a variety of cancers, particularly breast cancer, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and non-small cell lung cancer, has switched from intermittent intravenous therapy to self-administered targeted oral anticancer ...
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