Enhancing Medication Adherence

The Public Health Dilemma

Authors: Bosworth, Hayden B

  • Comprehensive and concise text, regarding medication adherence, especially in regards to compliance and chronic disorders (eg, HIV, hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders, and neurological disorders)
  • Encourages use of electronic health records and health information technology 
  • Numerous call-out boxes and poignant quotes are highlighted throughout the text to help the reader learn quickly
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About this book

Enhancing Medication Adherence: The Public Health Dilemma is a comprehensive guide to medication adherence for the healthcare professional. Clinicians and pharmacists alike can benefit from key opinion leader and author Hayden Bosworth’s text as he explains the details and causes behind medication nonadherence as well as methods on how healthcare providers can determine if a patient is nonadherent. Additionally, Bosworth discusses various studies, which assess adherence, adherence-related technology, best practices for clinicians and pharmacists, and future directions and recommendations in the field.

About the authors

Hayden B Bosworth, PhD, a health services researcher, focuses on patient and organization level factors to improve treatment adherence. He is the associate director of the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Career Award scientist at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). He is a research professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, research professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, research professor in the School of Nursing at Duke University Medical Center, and adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and Administration in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a senior fellow at the Center for Aging and Human Development and a senior fellow at the Center for Health Policy at Duke University. Dr Bosworth was awarded an Established Investigator award from the American Heart Association to further develop interventions to improve health behaviors and treatment adherence related to hypertension and other chronic diseases. Dr Bosworth has published over 180 articles and 3 books that have examined the self-management and treatment adherence among individuals with chronic diseases. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging and Division 38 Health Psychology), Gerontological Society of America, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine. He has received prior funding from a number of government sources (eg, National Institutes of Health, Veterans Affairs) and foundations (eg, American Heart Association, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) to carry out three overarching areas of research: 1) clinical research that provides knowledge for improving patients’ treatment adherence and self-management in chronic care; 2) translation research to improve access to quality of care; and 3) eliminate healthcare disparities.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Defining Medication Nonadherence

    Bosworth, Hayden B

    Pages 3-7

  • Causes of Medication Nonadherence

    Bosworth, Hayden B

    Pages 9-16

  • Methods for Determining Medication Adherence

    Bosworth, Hayden B

    Pages 17-25

  • Evaluating Adherence-Enhancing Interventions

    Bosworth, Hayden B

    Pages 29-33

  • The Role of Healthcare Providers in Medication Adherence

    Bosworth, Hayden B

    Pages 35-41

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-908517-66-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-908517-47-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Enhancing Medication Adherence
Book Subtitle
The Public Health Dilemma
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Healthcare Communications
Copyright Holder
Springer Healthcare
eBook ISBN
978-1-908517-66-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-908517-66-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-908517-47-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 60
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 illustrations in colour
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