Tag Archives: Value of care

This term relates to the ‘value’ of healthcare interventions (eg, medications). The two components of value in this context are quality of care and cost-effectiveness of care. An example of quality is acheivement of a desired outcome for a patient’s health status. While an example of cost-effectiveness might relate to efficient usage of healthcare resources. Medication adherence can be a key mediator in both these processes.

Physicians and Adherence: What Does ‘Good’ Look Like?

Physicians are very well placed to drive improvements in medication adherence. But are they fully engaged in the task? This is the first in a two-part post – “Physicians and Adherence: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” – that will explore this question. This part focuses on: What does ‘good’ look like? ‘Volume’-to-‘Value’ and the Role of Adherence With healthcare emphasis shifting to ‘value of care’ and away from… Read More »