Taking on the Crisis of High Drug Prices in America

Prescription Justice advocates for regulatory and legislative reforms and common sense policies to lower drug prices in America and expand access to lower cost medication from pharmacies in other countries.

Prescription Justice empowers consumers to defend their personally imported prescription drug orders if the FDA refuses to allow their imports of lawfully manufactured, prescribed medication.

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14 Mar 2017
Soaring Drug Prices Pose a Significant Barrier to Medication Adherence
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Public Health Grand Rounds – recently hosted a webinar on “Overcoming Barriers to Medication Adherence for Chronic Diseases.”  The event brought together a panel of leaders in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, academia, and public health to discuss the burden of medication nonadherence and barriers for adherence among patients with chronic diseases—including HIV/AIDS.

Medication nonadherence manifests in two distinct behaviors: intentional, such as choosing to forgo filling a prescription because of cost, or unintentional, where patients simply forget to take their medication or are unable to manage multiple medications or complex treatment regimens. The panelists highlighted how intervention strategies aimed at medication adherence can positively affect patient health outcomes. (more…)

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