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By Frank Federico | Tuesday, Jan 08, 2013
Medication adherence is one of the more consequential and intractable obstacles facing health care. Not only does it drive up costs by reducing the efficacy of treatment, it can also cause substantial harm through misuse, overuse, or underuse.  We’ve known about problems with medication adherence—once referred to as compliance—for decades. Yet despite countless interventions, improvement has been slow. Today, more than a third of patients prescribed angiotensin receptor blockers for hypertension ... read full post

 

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