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emocha Health on Medication Non-Adherence & Drug Cost Hikes (Healthcare Digital)
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Medication non-adherence – not taking medications as prescribed – contributes to more than 125,000 deaths and 10% of hospitalizations in the US annually. It’s a complicated, massive, $500 billion problem with inadequate solutions that miss the mark by focusing on refill rates as an indirect measure of adherence.
In this piece for Healthcare Digital, emocha CEO and Co-Founder, Sebastian Seiguer, explains how measuring medication adherence indirectly through Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) contributes to skyrocketing prescription drug costs and waste.
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Download this Guide to Managing Medication Adherence to learn about the medication adherence problem, its many and varied causes, the available tools, and the comprehensive solution.