Study: 31% of primary care patients fail to fill prescriptions

04/29/2014 | AAFP News

Study data on almost 16,000 patients in a primary care network showed about 31% of initial drug prescriptions were not filled within nine months, Canadian researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The researchers suggested that enhanced follow-up care, a part of the patient-centered medical home, is one way to improve prescription adherence.

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