Patient non-compliance for follow-up visits and medication adherence negatively
impacts patient health and increases healthcare costs across the healthcare continuum.
- Cause 11% of all hospital admissions
- Up to 20% of all prescriptions written are never filled
- Drive 40% of nursing home admissions
- 30% of prescriptions are never refilled when needed
Four common, health-damaging, but modifiable behaviors are responsible for much
of the illness, disability, and premature death related to chronic diseases
- Poor eating habits
- Excessive alcohol use
Today, healthcare providers, patients, communities, and hospitals are reinventing
how they collaborate and care. The burden for managing patient health, compliant
and non-compliant, chronic, sick, or well is shifting to the providers.