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patient compliance

Pharmacology The degree of adherence of a Pt to a prescribed diet or treatment, and whether the Pt returns for re-examination, follow-up or treatment. See Directly observed therapy, Good Pt. Cf Bad Pt, Noncompliance.
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The extent of a providers responsibility for patient compliance is an area of heated debate in health communication literature, and has resulted in various perspectives ranging from paternalistic to deliberative.
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Almac is unique in the industry because we offer services that focus on driving patient compliance throughout the patient's journey in a clinical trial.
The report identifies more than 50 metrics and business practices that top companies have successfully implemented to help boost both patient compliance and implement disease management.
Connie Commander, immediate past president of the Case Management Society of America and president, Commander's Premier Consulting Corporation, and Thom Stambaugh, chief pharmacy officer and vice president of clinical programs and specialty pharmacy, CIGNA Pharmacy Management, described programs and initiatives that have increased patient compliance with medication regimes.
As the effects of patient non-compliance also have a tremendous negative impact on the pharmaceutical industry's bottom line, pharmaceutical companies have taken several steps to help improve patient compliance, particularly by initiating disease management programs to assist patients in their personal healthcare.
The Patient Compliance Europe Conference, organised by eyeforpharma and held in Amsterdam on 1-2 June 2006, explored the major issues surrounding patient compliance, showcasing research and case studies from major European pharmaceutical companies and how they are addressing the problem.
Pharmaceutical companies are combining established tools with new Web- based initiatives to form disease management services that drive patient compliance and long-term customer value.
Patient compliance in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries takes center stage when VoicePort launches its PharmaPhonetics[TM] Patient Adherence at CBI's 7th Annual Forum on Patient Compliance, Adherence and Persistency today at the Doubletree hotel in Philadelphia, PA.
Pharmaceutical Patient Compliance and Disease Management" showcases metrics and practices in the following areas:
The integrated IT systems enables HMO management to analyze disease incidence, morbidity and other factors that help identify medical outcomes and trends, staff productivity and patient compliance.
July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Patient compliance is a growing issue -- 20% of new prescriptions go unfilled, while up to 85% of prescriptions never get refilled.

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