What to Read: Improving Adherence

What to Read: Improving Adherence

10.11.11 | By Kate Connors

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Landro wrote today about how patients can benefit from programs that encourage improved adherence to needed medicines.

It's an important - and even empowering - message: By better adhering to treatment regimens, patients can also improve their overall health. The article also points out the importance of patients communicating with their healthcare providers in order to find the best medicine for each unique situation, based on dosage, side effects, interactions, and other considerations. By identifying the ideal medicines, providers can help facilitate their patients' adherence.

For more information about programs to help patients and their physicians promote adherence, click here.

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