For the past several years, CVS Health has been at the forefront of efforts to unlock adherence
is a complex behavior influenced by factors along the continuum of care, relating to the patient, providers, and health systems (8).
to ICS therapy is essential in reducing asthma symptoms, improving lung function, and minimizing the need for rescue inhalers, it is well known that adherence
rates are less than optimal in the pediatric population (Morton, Everard, & Elphick, 2014).
level of patients reporting with rural background was observed higher than the adherence
level of patients from urban areas.
Self-reported medication adherence
on the preceding day and over the preceding week as well as related barriers was assessed.
Each of these three 6-month endpoints were roughly twice as high in HFrEF patients who had either poor or moderate adherence
to guideline treatments, compared with patients with good adherence
, in multivariate analyses that controlled for baseline demographic and clinical differences.
Researchers found lower adherence
to sulfasalazine (30 percent) compared to all other DMARDs (40 percent), and speculated that daily therapy with hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine, which can require up to six tablets daily, was associated with lower persistence and adherence
than once-weekly MTX injections and TNFi once-weekly or less frequent dosages.
Walgreens and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) today announced a collaboration focused on establishing future initiatives to help improve medication adherence
for organ transplant recipients.
In 2003, the World Health Organization observed that "increasing the effectiveness of adherence
interventions may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in specific medical treatments.
To get a better understanding of barriers to good adherence
in HIV-positive people across the world, an international team of researchers conducted this combined analysis of studies addressing adherence
In mental health care, uncertainty about adherence
is a challenging source of variation in the effectiveness of treatment.
1,2) However, to achieve viral suppression, prevent disease progression and resistance to antiretroviral drugs, at least 95% adherence
to therapy is required.