Pharmacoeconomic aspects of poor adherence: can better adherence reduce healthcare costs?

  • Alain Golay
  • Published 2011 in Journal of medical economics

Abstract

BACKGROUND Poor adherence to medical treatment is one of the main reasons why patients do not achieve the full benefits of their therapy. It also has a substantial financial weight in terms of money wasted for unused medication and increased healthcare costs including hospitalization due to clinical complications. OBJECTIVE To provide an overview and… (More)
DOI: 10.3111/13696998.2011.597808

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@article{Golay2011PharmacoeconomicAO, title={Pharmacoeconomic aspects of poor adherence: can better adherence reduce healthcare costs?}, author={Alain Golay}, journal={Journal of medical economics}, year={2011}, volume={14 5}, pages={594-608} }