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Using Price Transparency and Medication History Tools to Reduce Prescription Abandonment and Improve Medication Adherence

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Using Price Transparency and Medication History Tools to Reduce Prescription Abandonment and Improve Medication Adherence

Medication adherence = price transparency

In this Becker's article you'll learn about:
  • Magnolia Regional Health Center launched an initiative to improve outcomes for congestive heart failure patients.

  • Patients are five times more likely to abandon a $50 prescription than one that costs $10, studies show.

  • Medication adherence is critical to patient outcomes, with 125,000 avoidable deaths attributed to non-adherence every year. The initiative aimed to better understand the impact of having drug costs available to physicians and patients at the point of care.

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