The following document reviews issues associated with nonadherence and steps patients can take to optimize adherence and effective medication use. Strategies are covered for commonly encountered barriers.  Additionally, a number of excellent resources are linked to support your efforts in promoting medication adherence.  To access the printable PDF, click the image below.

The following are external links, providing excellent resources to enhance medication adherence efforts:

AHRQ Medication Adherence Comparative Effectiveness

American Society on Aging/American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation Adult Meducation Set

New York City Medication Adherence Project

World Health Organization Adherence to Long-Term Therapies Report