Fierce Healthcare May 24, 2023
Medication nonadherence is a serious, preventable public health concern. When patients don’t take their medications as prescribed, it can lead to poor health outcomes associated with up to 10% of hospitalizations and billions in costs annually.
As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care, adherence can serve as a mechanism to improve outcomes and lower downstream costs.
Yet the healthcare system is “flying blind” when it comes to medication adherence, according to Jeffrey Nadel, co-founder and CEO of Assure Health, a remote patient monitoring provider. Electronic health record software and other apps can offer some insights, like from prescription fill data, but the accuracy and relevance of that data is still being developed.
Remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM) is...