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  • clinicians
  • More collaboration between prescribing and non-prescribing ADHD clinicians - as well as more in-depth, realistic education on how ADHD medication works in the brain, he said. (additudemag.com)
  • These data, combined with data from similar studies at other institutions, suggest that school-based therapy is increasingly becoming a very real and proven option for clinicians and families when adherence is a struggle," he says. (eurekalert.org)
  • physicians
  • F or many physicians, prescribing medications is the easy part. (acpinternist.org)
  • With input from pediatricians, family physicians and nurse care practitioners, the IAMC will be able to determine goals for future initiatives that will help people understand the importance of taking medications properly. (prweb.com)
  • Behavioral econonmics would suggest to maximize adherence one should give physicians financial incentives for improving adherence for a small number of relevant drugs, and communications to physicians should emphasize a small number of the relevant drugs. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Humana has already implemented an incentives program for physicians, and the investigators will work with them to design a program that just focuses on medication adherence. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Physicians given communication emphasizing the importance of improving adherence to all of the previous medication classes vs. one one of the previous medication classes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Physicians play an integral role in medication adherence. (acpm.org)
  • dose
  • Too small a dose, on the other hand, will provide insufficient symptom control or make it difficult to tell when a medication has kicked in. (additudemag.com)
  • Adherence can be evaluated by patient's reporting, dose counter, electronic metered dose inhaler but using pharmacy records is a more cost-effective method. (scirp.org)
  • improvements
  • Only then can we begin to make significant improvements to the medication use process and, in turn, the health of older adults. (nih.gov)
  • Evidence from a systematic review shows interventions lead to meaningful improvements in short-term rates of medication adherence. (thecommunityguide.org)
  • Physician trust correlates positively with acceptance of new medications, intention to follow physician instructions, perceived effectiveness of care, and improvements in self-reported health status. (acpm.org)
  • assess
  • The authors highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each of the analytical techniques cited in addition to categorizing the findings in terms of the biological samples used to assess adherence and identifying methods to extract biological samples prior to analysis. (rti.org)
  • take
  • A lot of people get prescriptions for medication for ADHD and don't take them on any consistent basis," Brown said. (additudemag.com)
  • As such, nearly half of children fail to take medications as directed, resulting in issues such as treatment failures, additional doctor (or even hospital) visits, need for extra medications, increased healthcare costs and a greater potential for antibiotic resistance. (prweb.com)
  • nurse
  • Considered the most important pharmacy technology used today, automated dispensing cabinets play a critical role in medication safety and nurse efficiency. (omnicell.com)
  • prescriptions
  • In addition, claims data have many documented limitations, including that prescriptions filled do not measure actual medication used. (medscape.com)
  • ARLINGTON, Va. - The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its membership in "Prescriptions for a Healthy America: A Partnership for Advancing Medication Adherence. (drugstorenews.com)
  • This can be caused by delays in filling prescriptions, not filling prescriptions, not picking up prescriptions, skipping doses, splitting pills, stopping medication early, and not refilling a prescription. (acpm.org)
  • help
  • It can be difficult to understand why people do not comply with taking their medication when it is believed to help them achieve more productive and healthy lives. (wikieducator.org)
  • visits
  • The impact of non-adherence on asthma is significant, including frequent asthma exacerbation, increased frequency of emergency visits, and hospitalization. (scirp.org)
  • This second annual analysis of medication adherence programs documents the impact of these programs on adherence levels, medication costs, ER visits, hospital and nursing home admissions, risk of death and other areas of concern. (hin.com)
  • routine
  • Pill burden, resulting from free combinations of blood pressure lowering treatments, makes the daily routine of medication taking complex, which can be a barrier to optimal adherence. (frontiersin.org)