Dr. Patrick P. Gleason Discusses Factors of Medication Nonadherence

Patrick P. Gleason, PharmD, Director of Clinical Outcomes Assessment, Prime Therapeutics, states that the fear of adverse events, cost-sharing and patient education are all factors that keep patients from complying with medication regimens.

Patrick P. Gleason, PharmD, Director of Clinical Outcomes Assessment, Prime Therapeutics, states that the fear of adverse events, cost-sharing and patient education are all factors that keep patients from complying with medication regimens. Dr. Gleason notes that using a value-based insurance design model to eliminate co-payments would be a big investment with little impact on adherence.