Why patients refuse to listen: A case study in noncompliance

04/22/2013 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A sizable percentage of patients refuses to follow doctor's orders, to the frustration of medical practitioners who may never understand the reasons, writes Dr. Suzanne Koven. Koven shares her experience with a patient faced with numerous cardiovascular risk factors who began to follow her advice after years of noncompliance. His reasons for avoiding medication included a mistrust of pharmaceutical companies and his feelings of defeat in being ordered to follow a therapeutic regime.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI