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2-week course of sleep aid increases CPAP adherence in OSA patients at 6 months

ATS 2009, SAN DIEGONew research suggests that patients newly diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who use a short-course of the sleep aid, eszopiclone, when beginning continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, are more adherent with therapy in six months. The findings will be pr...

With Peripheral Artery Disease, Med Adherence Is Low

Survival, though, is greater when guidelines are followed, study finds FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of those who have peripheral artery disease are taking the recommended combination of medications to control it, new research says. Researchers collected data o...

New Study Finds Text-Messaging Reminders Effective in Improving Adherence to Sunscreen Use

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite dermatologists' continual efforts, a disconnect persists between the public's understanding of the harmful effects of excessive sun exposure and regular use of sunscreen as part of an overall sun-protection strategy to reduce the risk of ...

Improve Your Patients' Adherence to Contraception

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Couples have different reproductive plans, lifestyles, religious prohibitions, and medical issues. This, combined with the array of contraceptive choices available, can make selecting the right contraceptive method challenging for many patients. The se...

MEMOTEXT Collaborating with Johns Hopkins University To Evaluate Technology-Driven Adherence Programs

MEMOTEXT(R) Personalized Adherence Interventions Incorporated into First-of-its-Kind Study Funded by Microsoft HealthVault Be Well Fund BETHESDA, MD, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - MEMOTEXT announced today that Johns Hopkins University's Wilmer Eye Institute will conduct a clinical trial ...

Dietary adherence associated with better glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes

BOSTON July 1, 2008 A study by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center has shown that adherence to prescribed dietary recommendations is associated with better glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes. "In recent years, diabetes management has been focused around new medications and...

Pharsight Invited to Present on Antiviral Modeling and Simulation at DIA Adherence Workshop

Dr. Bill Poland Will Present on the Strategic Use of Incorporating Adherence Data into Clinical Trial Predictions of Antiviral Therapies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharsight Corporation (Nasdaq: PHST ), a leading provider of software, strategic consulting,...

Boothwyn Pharmacy, a Pioneer Provider of Medication Adherence Services, to Market and Sell InforMedix's Med-ePhone(TM) and Med-eMonitor(TM) Systems

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IFMX), announced that Boothwyn Pharmacy, a visionary pharmacy that sells medication adherence services to senior independent living centers, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations, a...

Matrix registry probes adherence to clopidogrel at 1 year

CHICAGO, Ill. (March 31, 2008) A large community-based registry of patients treated with drug-eluting stents is providing important insight into how long patients with complex coronary artery disease typically stick to their doctors orders to take clopidogrel, a drug that prevents unwanted blood ...

Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence With New Pharmaceutical Industry Report

Non-Adherence Shown to Significantly Impact Patient Health and Financial Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies NEW YORK and LONDON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Costing the global pharmaceutical industry an estimated $30 billion per year and causing an estimated 125,000 deaths per...

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Adherence in Medical Technology

HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With today's announcement that the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has offered to voluntarily grant some $80 billion in discounts to Medicare beneficiaries over the next decade in an effort to reduce overall healthc...

Shire Strives to Increase Adherence Among Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 Patients

'On Track' Initiative Provides Broader Access to FOSRENOL(R) and Resources for Enhanced Hyperphosphatemia Management PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire Pharmaceuticals, the global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of On Track, an innovative progr...

Separate Sets of Research Show Treatment Improved Quality of Life in as Early as Three Weeks; Patient Adherence to Medication is Multifactorial

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from analyses looking at factors contributing to successful treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC), were presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) this week. Both of these studies were funded by Procter & Gamble (P&G) Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Fin...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...s for schizophrenia. INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) has a demonstrated safety profile that can help healthcare professionals address the issue of medication adherence and can also help many patients delay the time to relapse." Visit http://www.INVEGASUSTENNA.com for full prescribing information. IMP...

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Develop and Commercialize a New Fixed-Dose Combination of TMC278 and Truvada(R) With Gilead Sciences

...ions contain multiple medicines formulated into one tablet and help to simplify HIV therapy. "A simplified regimen may help improve patient adherence and decrease overall pill burden," said Roger Pomerantz, MD, President Tibotec R&D. "We are very pleased to collaborate with Gilead, one of the le...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians

...tured treatment regimen or program; ongoing reassessment of the pain condition and the response to therapy; and a continual appraisal of the patient's adherence to the treatment. Their colleague, Dr. Smith, stresses the importance of understanding the metabolism of opioids in individual patients. Keen aw...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

... A nonsurgical option for common heart procedures Lack of adherence to guidelines leave symptoms unidentified and patients untreated Ne...n elderly patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. LACK OF adherence TO GUIDELINES FOR SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS LEAVE SYMPTOMS UNIDENTIFIED AND PA...

Horizon Therapeutics' HZT-501 Significantly Reduces Incidence of NSAID-Induced Upper Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Pain

...at less than 30 percent of high-risk NSAID patients are co-prescribed a gastro-protective agent in combination with their NSAID. In addition, patient adherence to a regimen of separate pain and GI protective medications has also been shown to be poor. About Digestive Disease Week (DDW) DDW is the la...

IMPACT Study Showed Longer Valcyte(R) (valganciclovir hydrochloride tablets) Treatment Demonstrated Better Protection Against Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease One Year Post-Transplant

...re was a significantly higher incidence of tissue-invasive CMV disease in the Valcyte-treated group compared with oral ganciclovir group. Strict adherence to dosage recommendations is essential to avoid overdose. Dose modifications are required for patients with renal impairment. Prescribing inform...

Shire Presented Results of a New Database Analysis on Lialda(R) (Mesalamine) and Other 5-ASAs for Ulcerative Colitis at Digestive Disease Week

...erate ulcerative colitis (UC). Safety and effectiveness of Lialda beyond eight weeks have not been established. "Patients who have UC often face adherence challenges, and persistency is an important consideration in disease management," said Sunanda Kane, MD, MSPH, AGAF, Associate Professor of Medicine, ...
Adherence in Medical Products

FirstChoice Drainable Pouch, FlexWear, Cut-to-Fit

Description:... FlexWear is a cross-linked hydrocolloid skin barrier that provides aggressive adherence and is designed for more than one day weartime....
Company:Hollister Incorporated

Brasseler USA™ STR-3000 Battery Pack

Description:... The Brasseler USA™ Battery Packs contain rechargeable nickel cadmium battery cells. Heat and age have a great impact upon battery life. Strict adherence to recommended autoclave procedures is necessary. Any deviation from these recommendations will shorten battery life. Warning: Battery Packs are sensi...
Company:Brasseler USA

Brasseler USA™ STR-4000 Battery Pack

Description:... The Brasseler USA™ Battery Packs contain rechargeable nickel cadmium battery cells. Heat and age have a great impact upon battery life. Strict adherence to recommended autoclave procedures is necessary. Any deviation from these recommendations will shorten battery life. Warning: Battery Packs are sensi...
Company:Brasseler USA

Brasseler USA™ STR-2000 Battery Pack

Description:... The Brasseler USA™ Battery Packs contain rechargeable nickel cadmium battery cells. Heat and age have a great impact upon battery life. Strict adherence to recommended autoclave procedures is necessary. Any deviation from these recommendations will shorten battery life. Warning: Battery Packs are sensi...
Company:Brasseler USA

MPM - Medical Parameters Monitoring System

Description:...erators at the monitoring service center enter the data in computerized patient files. As a result, physicians are able to effectively monitor patient adherence to medication regimens, as well as track blood pressure readings, weight and other medical parameters (such as blood glucose levels, oxygen saturation...
Company:Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.

Gulani Interface Spatula

Description:... The interface spatula can be used when irregular interface adherence occurs. By beginning at the point of a dissected edge and sweeping in uniplanar motion towards the area of adherence, the flap can be relieved in a sm...
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

DuraSeal Dural Sealant

Features:... Strength: Excellent tissue adherence and cohesive strength for a TRUE, watertight closure every time Ease of Use: Easily prepared in under 2 minutes. Forms a seal in seconds Visibility...
Company:Confluent Surgical

BioPro® TKO (Total Knee Original), Bi-Cruciate Retaining

Features:... Femoral component manufactured from Cobalt Chrome. Femoral component is porous coated on the inside surface to enhance adherence to the bone. The distal end of the femur is remodeled to conform to the inner surfaces of the BioPro total femoral component. Reduplicates the fu...
Company:BioPro Implants

BioPro® Modular TKO (Total Knee Original), PCL Retaining

Features:... Femoral component manufactured from Cobalt Chrome. Femoral component is porous coated on the inside surface to enhance adherence to the bone. The distal end of the femur is remodeled to conform to the inner surfaces of the BioPro total femoral component. Reduplicates the fu...
Company:BioPro Implants

DiaTrends

Features:... DiaTrends allows the physician or other diabetes care provider to easily track adherence to key processes and outcomes of diabetes care in the population of people with diabetes for whom he or she is providing care. Its familiar Windows ...
Company:Overlook Software, Inc.
Adherence in Medical Dictionary

Values

...were most important in choosing a president. ... The Kentucky State Police operates under a number of core values and principles. ... and strict adherence to our core values and principles ensures that the Kentucky ... ...
Adherence in Biological News

Scientists test device to track medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Most of us have missed a dose of antibiotic or forgotten to take a daily vitamin. But when the stakes are higher as they are for people with HIV/AIDS a skipped pill could mean the difference between health and hazard for the entire population. Now, a breath monitoring devic...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

... State examination (3MS), which is graded on a 100 point scale. A DASH diet adherence score was created based on consumption levels of nine food-group/nutrient c...es, whole grains, low-fat dairy, nut/legumes. The scientists created a diet adherence score based on just these four components which they then tested for associ...

Following the dietary guidelines may slow heart disease in women

...iversity devised a statistical model that assessed adherence to the DGA and then related it to progression of a...nical Nutrition . The study authors found that adherence to recommendations for whole-grain, total fat, and...progression. The most important findings are that adherence to the DGA in individuals with atherosclerosis ben...

Penn medicine draws road map for elimination of central line-associated bloodstream infections

...n February of 2009. Key early components of the effort called for strict adherence to hand hygiene, chlorhexidine to clean the skin prior to procedures, and s...line insertion, access and dressing changes. Checklists helped prompt staff adherence to the guidelines. New technology to improve management of catheter inserti...

A spoonful of sugar?

...ifficult to understand why someone wouldn't take a medicine that would substantially improve their health. "Other efforts have been made to improve adherence to medicines among children but studies have shown that simply trying to educate young patients about the benefit of using their medication is not eno...

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

... about self-monitoring at the start of a weight-loss effort, but then their adherence drops off over time." Traditionally, paper diaries are the tool most oft...) and the control group (50 percent). They also had a significantly greater adherence to self-monitoring than the paper diary group, 43 percent versus 19 percent...

Soil Science Society of America presents awards in Houston

...ent Chair of the Board. The Irrometer Professional Certification Service Award recognizes an outstanding certified professional who has demonstrated adherence to the certification goals and personal growth, impact on associates, and the public at large. The award is supported by the Irrometer Company through...

Efavirenz-based initial therapies associated with better outcomes in HIV-infected adults

...tember 2004. Researchers determined how often patients requested reimbursement for their purchases of nevirapine- or efavirenz-based HAART to estimate adherence to their treatment regimens. They also evaluated patients CD4 counts, viral load changes and mortality, which are measurements that indicate how well ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 16, 2008

... (to mimic anthrax). After a short time, large amounts of microorganisms stuck to untreated fabric samples, but the coated fabrics showed little to no adherence of the infectious agents, the researchers say. The coating is long-lasting, can be reactivated, and does not cause any loss of fabric comfort or stren...

Socioeconomic position associated with effectiveness of HIV drugs

...aduate-level degree. However, participants with high levels of so-called adherence self-efficacy, despite lower education levels, experienced a reduction in initial regimen failure by 15 to 17 percent. adherence self-efficacy was described by the authors as a coping resource that reflec...
Adherence in Biological Technology

New Pleio Medication Adherence Service Increases Prescription Refills Up To 53%

Pleio GoodStart(tm) improves compliance and persistence with chronic medications. Prescription refills increase up to 53% during patients' first 100 days of therapy. New free service offers coaching, reminders and pharmacist support to alleviate stress and confusion some patients experience while...

Pharmacy Students Taught Improved Medication Adherence and Holistic Health Services Through Program Incorporating InforMedix's Med-eXpert(TM) System

Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy Incorporates Med-eMonitor(TM) and Med-eXpert Systems into Retail Pharmacy Teaching Curriculum ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IFMX) is pleased ...

CBI and PharmaVoice Announce Recipients of the Strategic Patient Adherence Awards

WOBURN, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Rx Canada received top honors at the 2008 Strategic Patient Adherence (SPA) Awards. Rx Canada and their client (AstraZeneca Canada), the first international award winners, received awards for the Best Branded Compliance Program...

InnovationRx, a Prescription Adherence Solutions Company, and InforMedix Partner to Market and Sell End-to-End Medication Adherence Solutions

ROCKVILLE, Md. and NEWTON, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IFMX), providing Med-ePhone(TM), Med-eMonitor(TM), and Med-eXpert(TM) Systems to improve medication adherence and health status monitoring, and InnovationRx, a provider of prescr...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...ing to management, reducing expenses and taking appropriate charges in order to better structure the Company for future success. We are confident that adherence to this strategy will put us on a trajectory toward profitability as we strategically align the business units to be profitable while adding new, high...

OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance

...e, Reeder was eligible to receive support from CARxES(SM), the Chemotherapy adherence & Prescription Education Support program that monitors patients taking ...actively monitor patient compliance with the prescribed therapy and support adherence by helping patients manage their side effects. In addition to the ongoing s...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

...er remaining lifetime. Although osteoporosis treatments are available, there remains a need for other options that deliver robust efficacy and support adherence to therapy," said Sean Harper, M.D., chief medical officer and head of Global Development at Amgen. "Likewise, there is currently no approved treatme...

Greenway Medical Technologies To Display Live Interoperability Implementations at 2009 DIA Show

...actice's clinical, financial and administrative processes, and allows practices to increase profitability, enhance patient satisfaction and facilitate adherence to compliance guidelines. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based Greenway Medical Technologies is a privately held company with approximately 300...

Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. Presents ITCA 650 Phase 1b Study Results as a Late-Breaker at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions

... Intarcia Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to ensure enhanced treatment outcome by optimizing patient adherence and improving the convenience and tolerability of drug therapies. Intarcia's drug development expertise and competitive edge are demonstrated by its a...

Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Acceptance of ITCA 650 Phase 1b Study for Late-Breaker Presentation at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions

... Intarcia Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to ensure enhanced treatment outcome by optimizing patient adherence and improving the convenience and tolerability of drug therapies. Intarcia's drug development expertise and competitive edge are demonstrated by its a...
Adherence in Biological Dictionary

Escherichia coli

...ious... Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli in human medicine. ... Commensal and pathogenic Escherichia coli use a common pilus adherence factor ... ... coli O157:H7, one of hundreds of strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli , is ... If feasible, young children with E. coli ...

Erythrocytes

...rythrocytes is accompanied by changes in enzyme content and cell ... In health, erythrocytes are removed from circulation by two routes: ... adherence of erythrocytes infected with Plasmodium falciparum to microvascular ... Erythrocytes infected with this parasite adhere in vitro to purified ...
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