WHAT is medication adherence?

Medication adherence means taking the proper dose of medication at the right time and in the right way. Skipping, modifying or ignoring your medication can be bad for your health, which is why taking prescriptions properly is so important.

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WHY is medication adherence important?

Taking your medicine as prescribed, or medication adherence, is important for controlling chronic conditions, treating temporary conditions, and overall long-term health and well-being. A personal connection with your health-care provider or pharmacist is an important part of medication adherence.

For more information, check out these helpful links!

The Importance of Medication Adherence in Hospitals

Patient Education, Communication Key for Medication Adherence

Reducing Hospital Readmissions Through Medication Management and Improved Patient Adherence