General, Health Systems
It is well known, poor medication adherence is an exponentially growing problem. Approximately 50% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed, even more relevant in patients with chronic conditions, as the number of prescribed medications continues to grow. This issue is linked to increased healthcare costs, morbidity, and mortality. In the US, interventions such as personalized medicine may be necessary to increase patient medication adherence. One intervention may include incorporating pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing…
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