Month: January 2013

January 27, 2013
How well do your patients take their treatment?

“Treatments don’t work in people who don’t take them.” Seems obvious doesn’t it? According to the World Health Organization, research consistently shows that adherence to long-term therapy for chronic illnesses in developed countries averages 50%. No matter what disease you look at, patients experience difficulty in following treatment recommendations. A recent study conducted in the …

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