Statistics from Altmetric.com
Poor medication adherence is common and has been a long-standing concern of providers, payers and policy-makers alike. The incidence and prevalence of primary non-adherence, or the failure to fill a first prescription of a new medication, is increasingly quantifiable with advances in health information technology. Prior work suggests that as many as one-third of new prescriptions may not be filled, although rates of primary non-adherence vary based on a number of factors, including study populations and research designs, as well as medication class, route of administration …
Competing interests None.
Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.