Tag Archives: patient adherence
By Clark Herman | Published: November 14, 2013
With Adherence becoming a rallying cry for industry, new technologies are being tested to get patients to take their medicines, with much of the momentum focused on smartphone and tablet-specific approaches. Yesterday, ONS:Edge, a medical communications company unveiled a new partnership with the Mobile Health Library™ (MHL), a mobile-focused clinical engagement platform to provide apps […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: July 10, 2013
Joe Ganley, Director of State Government Affairs at McKesson, spoke earlier this year on public health policy and its implications for patient adherence. Here, he provides PharmExec with some highlights of that presentation. PEGD: Why is adherence getting so much attention lately? Medication adherence has always been important to maintaining patient health; however, the enormous […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 1, 2013
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 […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: March 12, 2013
by Grant Corbett Epigenetics is the study of changes in human gene expression, in particular from environmental factors. Pharma is also experiencing epigenetic change. Human genes are formed from DNA, which are instructions much like a blueprint. Similarly, the environment is changing pharmaceutical DNA and how brand marketing is instructed.
By Ben Comer | Published: November 7, 2012
Patients in search of face time with a healthcare provider are stopping into their local drugstores, where consultations are free and the wait time is shorter. Pharmacists are in a unique position, too, to move the needle on drug adherence.