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The Difference Between Primary Measures of Medication Adherence: PDC and MPR

Published on November 15, 2018

Two measures of medication adherence are currently utilized in the widely available research assessing the adherence to prescriptions. The primary measures of medication adherence, PDC (proportion of days covered) and MPR (medication possession ratio), can easily be calculated with the extraction... Read More...

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The Effects of Value-Based Insurance on Medication Adherence

Published on November 5, 2018

Recently, insurance plans have engineered the idea of implementing value-based insurance to increase medication adherence rates. The value-based insurance design brings select drug copay costs down to zero or nearly zero for patients covered by the insurance plan Read More...

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The Emerging Use of Technology to Increase Medication Adherence

Published on October 26, 2018

The results of these technological advancements vary from patient to patient in terms of their adherence. While some advancements benefit patients’ medication adherence, others fail to prove increased outcomes Read More...

Categories: Research, Students, Physical Therapy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Department of Physical Therapy, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Samson College of Health Sciences

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Why Don't Patients Take Their Medications?

Published on October 24, 2018

Research shows that approximately 25% of prescriptions are left unfilled by patients and nearly 50% of patients are non-adherent to the medication once they have obtained it.  Read More...

Categories: Samson College of Health Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business

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