Episode 5: The Importance of Appropriate Adherence in Healthcare

The World Health Organization defines medication adherence as “the degree to which the person’s behavior corresponds with the agreed recommendations from a health care provider.”

Failure to adhere is a severe problem that affects the patient and the whole healthcare system.

In this episode, together with Dr. Joseph Saba, we are going to uncover:

  • What is adherence in healthcare
  • Difference between compliance and adherence
  • The main issues that need to be addressed in this process
  • How digital can help with adherence
  • Effects of non-adherence to medical outcomes
  • Benefits of adequate adherence and what can we do to ensure the correct following of the procedures