We began shifting our model of care delivery nearly 10 years ago to focus on adherence and patient care, and it put us ahead of the curve.”
It’s no secret that medication non-adherence is a widespread and expensive challenge, leading to less-than-ideal patient outcomes and costing the U.S. health care system more than 290 billion dollars each year.
As medication management experts, pharmacists have a large role to play. In its 2013 National Adherence Report Card, the National Community Pharmacists Association listed patients’ personal connection with a pharmacist or pharmacy staff as the top predictor of medication adherence.
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