News tagged with medication adherence
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Generic medications currently account for over 70 percent of prescriptions dispensed. However, while generic drugs are clinically bioequivalent to the brand-name version, they often differ in their physical characteristics, ...
Medications Dec 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The main challenge to providing patient-centred health care is education, as many patients do know how to access the health care system, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When it comes to taking prescribed medications for hypertension, a patient's self confidence could be as important as doctor's orders. A new study by researchers at NYU School of Medicine reveals that positive affirmation, ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is not associated with adherence to pediatric asthma treatment, according to a study published online April 9 in Pediatrics.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Many Medicaid recipients with chronic health conditions that can lead to heart disease -- diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol -- do not take their prescribed medications, a new ...
Cardiology Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you're diabetic or prone to diabetes, having a steady job appears to be good for your health, and not just because of the insurance coverage.
Diabetes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Reducing financial barriers to medication access—a strategy known as value-based insurance design (VBID)—can improve medication adherence and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes. The economic ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A fear of going hungry may be leading many older Georgians to skip medications and cancel doctors' appointments as they juggle limited incomes with prescription costs and out-of-pocket ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0