Tag Archives: Medication Adherence

On the Record: Colleen McHorney’s Next Step Agenda on Medication Adherence

PharmExec sat down with Colleen A. McHorney, PhD, former Senior Scientist at Merck’s U.S. Outcomes Research to review her long record of scientific research on adherence in advance of her retirement last month. McHorney highlights the cyclical nature of engagement on adherence programs, technology’s inherent inadequacies, the need to study the provider as well as […]
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The First, and Last, Word on Medication Adherence: Keep Trying!

Patient adherence to medicine is the eternal puzzle for big Pharma:  what combinations of financial incentives, personalized interventions, and just good information work best to push down that stubborn 50 per cent abandonment threshold after six months of treatment?   Certainly there are plenty of new programs on the market, so Pharm Exec believes it’s time […]
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