New HINfographic on Medication Adherence:
More Focus on Compliance during Care Transitions
"Medication Adherence: Getting America to Take Its Medicine" is a new infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
2013-06-11 16:26:37 - Prescriptions for improving medication adherence are depicted in a new infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, June 10, 2013 --- More than half of programs to improve medication adherence zero in on transitions in care --- up from 37 percent in 2012, as a new HINfographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) illustrates.
Meds misunderstandings frequently occur as patients move from one care site to another. Medication Adherence: Getting America to Take Its Medicine illustrates a wealth of metrics on current programs based on responses from more than 100 healthcare companies to HIN's third annual survey on Medication Adherence conducted in January 2013.
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QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:
"The cost of medication non-adherence is great: in 2009, the New England Healthcare Institute blamed medication non-adherence for $290 billion in 'otherwise avoidable medical spending' in the United States alone each year. This HINfographic offers a succinct look at what's working industry-wide to boost medication adherence, including the growing role of the community pharmacist."
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