"CVS Caremark continues to engage in cutting-edge research using novel approaches to analyze data so we can better understand the adherence behaviors and needs of the patients we support," said Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH, executive vice president and chief medical officer of CVS Caremark. "The use of trajectory models could help us more accurately identify patients at risk for medication nonadherence, so we can develop and implement targeted interventions to help them stay on their medications for chronic health conditions."CVS Caremark is focused on developing programs to help improve medication adherence. The study described here helps improve the industry's overall understanding of medication adherence and enables CVS Caremark to develop more targeted programs to address the underlying behaviors that contribute to nonadherence. CVS Caremark plans to use these research results along with other key information learned to identify, develop and pilot breakthrough interventions that will help improve medication adherence for the patients we support. The company is currently evaluating and piloting a number of interventions that range from the development of models to predict a patient's adherence behaviors in order to better target interventions; to the use of medication reminder devices to help combat forgetfulness; to digital interventions that engage patients to encourage adherence.
CVS Caremark Research Finds New, More Accurate Method For Classifying Patient Medication Adherence Behaviors
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