Tag Archives: Patient follow-up

This describes the process where healthcare providers (HCPs) follow-up with patients between office visits. This could be by phone, text, or face-to-face. In the context of medication adherence reasons for follow-up may include: ensuring understanding of the patient’s condition and the consequences of poor disease control, answering any new questions, checking medication adherence, or re-emphasizing the importance of sticking to the prescribed regimen.

Improving Adherence – Aligning Interventions to Reasons, pt 2

Part 2 of this post examines proven interventions for improving adherence. Then it looks at how these interventions match up to with the ‘top ten’ reasons for non-adherence (see Part 1). Matching interventions to reasons is important, because approaches are then aligned with individual patient needs. Every story needs a beginning, middle, and end. Part 1 of this post represented the beginning; proposing a top ten reasons why patients don’t adhere to… Read More »