The Mobile Patient: How mHealth Tools are Paving the Way for Better Care Management

“Survey showed that the wide spread availability of mobile technology has had a positive impact on the coordination of patient care. Researchers found strong correlations to suggest that the mobile technology did have a noticeably positive effect in helping patients stick to chronic care management regiments”.  May 27, 2015 by Rajiv Leventhal, Healthcare Informatics.   […]

Insights Adherence 2014

“Why don’t people take their medicine? Nearly 50% of people taking a chronic medication stop taking it in the first year, 1 with the biggest drop-off occurring in the first month. Everybody has their own reason, or reasons. Simple forgetfulness is common. Some people can’t afford to fill their prescriptions, or they may have a hard time getting to the pharmacy. Others don’t understand how to take their medicine […]

Impact of Managed Therapy on Adherence to Medications Used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis and Related Comorbid Conditions

Results: Mean proportion of days covered rates improved significantly in the group managed for at least 6 months compared with those who were less managed. Positive screenings for fatigue and depression reduced adherence in the less-managed group but not in patients with longer participation in the program. Conclusions: Overall, the CCMS program significantly increased adherence […]

Walgreens wants to be pharmacys face of digital health

“Walgreens president Alex Gourlay opened up the keynote session for HIMSS, where he expounded upon Walgreens’ stance as one of the largest pharmacy companies in the United States and its ability to leverage digital health as a means to expand business and patient engagement” By Timothy Aungst, PharmD on May 4, 2015 Pharmacy News. – See more […]

Lack of Adherence Data – Is Pharma in the Dark?

S3 Survey findings indicates that a mere 14% of pharma respondents think they have sufficient medication adherence data for all products in their portfolio. [86% of respondents are motivated to consider medication adherence solutions and are seeking better patient and real-world insight/data.] By Dr Nicola Davies on Apr 28, 2015 Eye for Pharma. To read more follow this […]