Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Medication Non Adherence

Cost is a Primary Driver of Medication Non-Adherence Rates

September 11, 2017 - The high cost of prescription drugs is what drives 67 percent of patients into medication non-adherence, according to the latest Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health Poll, contributing to a multi-billion-dollar issue that is of particular concern for population health management initiatives. Ninety-four percent of patients with incomes under $25,000 per year stated that they did not fill or...

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