Drug Utilization and Medication Adherence: Strategies, Technologies and Practices
Medication non-adherence in chronic diseases averages only 50%, causing a major clinical and economic burden. Multiple technologies and interventions have been developed to enhance adherence; newertheless, to date, very few of these have been implemented in routine care. In relation to this, there is an evidence gap on the health technology assessment (HTA) and reimbursement of adherence-enhacing technologies and interventions. Additionally, in current clinical practice, healthcare providers are short of knowledge on how to monitor adherence and apply the appropriate interventions, and patients are insufficiently empowered to self-monitor, self-manage, and optimize their drug use.
This Topic aims to collect original research articles and reviews that bring new insights into research and development on drug utilization and medication adherence. Research areas may include (but not be limited to) the following: adherence monitoring and measurement, drug utilization, influencing factors of non-adherence, medication adherence technologies, adherence enhancing interventions, and HTA and health policy aspects of medication adherence.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Tamás Ágh
Prof. Dr. Enrica Menditto
- medication adherence
- medication persistence
- medication adherence enhancing interventions
- cost-effectiveness analysis
- health technology assessment
- health policy
- quality of healthcare
- drug utilization
- real-world evidence
- systematic literature review
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