Medication adherence in solid organ transplant recipients
from Pharmacy Practice News
The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research defines medication adherence as the extent to which a patient acts in accordance with the prescribed interval and dose of a dosing regimen. Depending on how it is calculated, nonadherence to medications can account for nearly 70 percent of medication-related hospital admissions and approximately $100 billion to $300 billion in health care costs annually.
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