Below are links to various sources regarding improving medication adherence to include healthcare provider organizations, consumer groups, and stakeholders.
Several of the PQA Measure use Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) as the methodology to measure adherence. To better understand PDC and how this method differs from Medication Possession Ratio (MPR), please see the paper, Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) as a Preferred Method of Measuring Medication Adherence, written by Dr. David Nau. CLICK HERE to view the paper.
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Having a conversation about medication is the first step toward better adherence. Script Your Future provides interactive tools for you and your patients – including articles, medication regimen planners and conversation-starters. There are also tools specifically for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Search the Script Your Future catalogue for the tools you need and download them for yourself or to share with your patients.