“Drugs don’t work in patients who don't take them”-C. Everett Koop.
As per the FDA, The Centre’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately
50% of the patients undergoing treatment for chronic illness do not take their medications as
prescribed and also around 20% to 30% of new prescriptions are never filled at the pharmacy.
After a period of six months of treatment, patients suffering from chronic diseases take less medication than prescribed or stop the medication altogether. Our Solutions,
Encourage a “blame-free” environment
Improve patient education
Assess health literacy
Pay attention to rational non-adherence
Achieving the best outcomes for the lowest cost is called value-based healthcare. In value‐based care, the only true measures of quality are the outcomes that matter to patients. When outcomes are measured and reported, it fosters improvement and adoption of best practices, thus further improving outcomes.
Kaizen, or continuous improvement is implemented through practices that enable employees to propose ideas for improvement and solve problems. Participation in quality improvement can help clinicians and trainees improve care together and develop important professional skills. Effective quality improvement relies on collaborative working with colleagues and patients and the use of a structured method