Medication Adherence: Getting America to Take Its Medicine

Complex patients remain the top targets of programs to improve medication adherence (MA), but more than half now also zero in on MA levels during transitions in care ó up from 37 percent in 2012.

This infographic on medication adherence illustrates a wealth of data on current programs, including the most likely targets of MA programs, the most common barriers to medication compliance, the most influential tools, and the conditions that respond most favorably to efforts to improve MA.

Medication Adherence: Getting America to Take Its Medicine
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More information on this topic can be found in 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Medication Adherence, which provides actionable information from more than 100 healthcare organizations on efforts to improve medication adherence and compliance in their populations.