A review of studies shows that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled, and that approximately 50 percent of medications for chronic disease are not taken as prescribed. This lack of adherence is estimated to cause approximately 125,000 deaths and at least 10 percent of hospitalizations a year.
A review of studies shows that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled, and that approximately 50 percent of medications for chronic disease are not taken as prescribed. This lack of adherence is estimated to cause approximately 125,000 deaths and at least 10 percent of hospitalizations a year. PAUL ROGERS New York Times
A review of studies shows that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled, and that approximately 50 percent of medications for chronic disease are not taken as prescribed. This lack of adherence is estimated to cause approximately 125,000 deaths and at least 10 percent of hospitalizations a year. PAUL ROGERS New York Times

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April 21, 2017 5:48 PM

The cost of not taking your medicine

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