Infographic: Predicting Medication Non-Adherence

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

The U.S. spent $317.4 billion last year treating unnecessary medical complications that could have been avoided if patients had taken their medications as prescribed, according to an infographic by Express Scripts.

Some 69 percent of medication non-adherence is behavioral, a missed dose or late renewal. Express Scripts provides in this infographic, strategies for tailoring medication adherence initiatives and a sample risk index score for medication non-adherence.

Predicting Medication Non-Adherence

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