Medication Adherence – How it Affects Your Health

Betty Chaffee/ June 24, 2020/ Medication Management, Medication Therapy Management, Self management, Taking medicine as prescribed/ 2 comments

Have you ever heard of the term “adherence” when it comes to taking medications? Medication adherence means taking medications correctly, the way they were prescribed. Research shows that nearly half of us don’t take our medications as they were prescribed. Sometimes it’s on purpose, sometimes not. But either way, a medication can’t improve health if it’s not taken as prescribed. How does medication adherence affect you? Why is adherence to

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