Improving medicine compliance

  • Lynn Lambert Amayeza Information Services
Keywords: medicine compliance

Abstract

The problem of noncompliance with medicines is recognized worldwide, affecting almost half of the patients for whom the medication is prescribed. Internationally, noncompliance accounts for almost 6% of hospital admissions, and is an expensive healthcare burden. More than 40% of patients with disease conditions risk their health by misunderstanding, forgetting or ignoring healthcare advice.

Author Biography

Lynn Lambert, Amayeza Information Services
BPharm Amayeza Information Services
Published
2015-02-24
Section
The Medicine Cupboard