Monthly Archives - January 2015

Employers should be concerned with Medication Adherence

Employers should be concerned with Medication Adherence. Medication Adherence for employees helps employers control Medical Costs. We review a lot of statistics. We attempt to be very accurate in reporting these to you. After all, we are talking about your health… and the cost of your employees health. The NCPA reported on the nature of these costs in 2014. You know it’s not pretty. There is something that you can do to start the needle moving in your favor. The issues are [...]

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Chronic Diseases are Killing Millions in China

The need to be educated on Medication Adherence. The World Heath Organization is calling on the government of China to take some major steps to curb that country’s steep climb in Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases. The WHO says that China has had 8.6 million deaths just in 2012. And more than 3 million additional people are dying of diseases such as lung cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes, reports Health24. The WHO says that most adult men are smokers there and that [...]

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New Drugs, New Patients. A New Patient Medication Adherence Challenges.

How a new patient learns about Medication Adherence is very important if the patient is going to be successful with their Oral Oncology therapy. There is an article that caught my eye. It’s really a press release from Xtalks, but it speaks to the point that there’s more to it than first meets the eye. More to “IT” has to do with almost anything these days. This article is in reference to the communication that has to take place when a [...]

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Mediation Adherence isn’t magic, but you have to believe that it’s necessary.

Your own “necessity beliefs” are key to your medication adherence being successful. I just read an article in LINK HERE: HCP Live which Suggests that doctors can help patients Perceive the necessity for taking a particular drug by telling the patients that they the medication they are prescribing is an important drug for the patient to take. This is accurate, but there’s so much more to it. I looked back on my own prescription taking history and I realize that there [...]

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