News tagged with patient adherence

Patient-centered care starts with education

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).

Oct 31, 2011
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Researchers fight America's 'other drug problem'

Medications do not have a chance to fight health problems if they are taken improperly or not taken at all. Non-adherence to medications costs thousands of lives and billions of dollars each year in the United States alone, ...

Nov 17, 2010
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