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Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications
Date:5/11/2012

overall than the broader population," said Dr. Woody Eisenberg, chief medical officer for Medicare and a co-author of the research.  "Still, the issue of nonadherence is significant and is one that can be addressed by health care policy makers that are trying to manage Medicare costs by including pharmacists as providers of clinical care with a focus on adherence to essential medications."  

Express Scripts has recently launched ScreenRx(SM), a breakthrough solution in the fight against the nation's costliest health condition: medication nonadherence.

ScreenRx is a proprietary adherence solution from the Express Scripts Research & News Solutions Lab. It detects future risk for nonadherence and tailors interventions for individual patients. Leveraging the power of predictive modeling, the tool identifies patients at highest risk for not following their doctors' orders. Once identified, patients receive personalized interventions to help them stay on their therapy.

In 2011, medication nonadherence cost the United States healthcare system $317.4 billion in treating medical complications that could have been avoided if patients had taken their medication.  This amount is higher than the total medical cost of treating diabetes, congestive heart failure and cancer combined.

Details of Studies

Combined, both studies examined the pharmacy and medical claims of more than 500,000 Americans aged 65 and older using cardiovascular medications from January 2009 through June 2011.  The level of medication adherence was determined by the Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) over one year, meaning the percent of days that patients had medication on hand during that time-frame. Those with a PDC of 80 percent or higher were regarded as adherent, fol
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