Improving adherence to treatment guidelines: a blueprint.

  title={Improving adherence to treatment guidelines: a blueprint.},
  author={Esteban G{\'a}ndara and Thomas T Moniz and Mary Lou Dolan and Caroline Melia and Jessica C. Dudley and Allen John Smith and Allen Kachalia},
  journal={Critical pathways in cardiology},
  volume={8 4},
Patients with chronic diseases often require complex medication regimens to meet evidence-based treatment guidelines. However, translating evidence-based recommendations into clinical care has proven to be difficult. Several factors-patient adherence, disease complexity, competing medical issues, guideline dissemination, and clinical inertia-are thought to contribute to this problem. In this manuscript, we describe a multidisciplinary ambulatory approach to improve the care of patients with… CONTINUE READING
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