Helping Patients Take Their Medication: Lessons from Helping Patients Quit Smoking

[This article first appeared in the Journal of Patient Compliance, the only peer-reviewed journal devoted to patient adherence.] Smokers are not patients — or, at least, that’s the view that most people have of smokers. Like most “self-inflicted” health risks, like drinking too much alcohol and sharing needles, the stigma attached to smoking and smokers … Continue reading

Need for an adherence platform: recently launched Journal of Patient Compliance

The need for a platform where all stakeholders can communicate and exchange ideas on how to improve patient adherence and health outcomes is much needed if this important issue is going to solved. The Journal of Patient Compliance was just launched this month. JPC is a peer reviewed Journal that looks into the ideal way in … Continue reading