Patient Compliance Medication Adherence

Patient Compliance Medication Adherence

Patient Compliance / Medication Adherence / Medication Non-Adherence

Getting patients to take their medications has long baffled the medical community.....

Hard of (Ad)hering

... read the article in Pharmaceutical Executive.

What is medication adherence / medication compliance? Adherence to (or compliance with) a medication regimen is generally defined as the extent to which patients take medications as prescribed by their health care providers. The word “adherence” is preferred by many health care providers, because “compliance” suggests that the patient is passively following the doctor’s orders and that the treatment plan is not based on a therapeutic alliance or contract established between the patient and the physician.

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