Proper Adherence: What we have learned
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SHASKE, John (University of British Columbia Ascent Health Care Consultants, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gibsons, Canada)
- Co-author(s): John Shaske
Failure to adhere costs the Canadian health care system an estimated $10 billion a year in unnecessary doctor visits and/or emergency hospital visits. Since the mid 90s there have been concerted initiatives developed to improve adherence. In 1979 a compliance figure of 29% was considered normal. Once increased patient counselling.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.