Navigation Links
Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence
Date:6/1/2011

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Physicians can help their patients follow prescribed treatments and achieve healthier results particularly in chronic disease management by using a three-pronged strategy developed by a team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside, Texas State University-San Marcos, and La Sierra University in Riverside, Calif.

The Information-Motivation-Strategy (IMS) Model developed after synthesizing findings from more than 100 large-scale studies and meta-analyses conducted between 1948 and 2009 appears in the peer-reviewed journal Health Psychology Review.

Nonadherence costs the U.S. health care system between $290 billion and $300 billion annually and wastes an estimated 275 million medical visits every year, according to study authors Robin DiMatteo of UC Riverside, Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek of Texas State University and Leslie Martin of La Sierra University. Haskard-Zolnierek and Martin earned their Ph.D.s in psychology at UC Riverside.

The World Health Organization estimates that in developed countries half of patients with chronic disease do not adhere to prescribed medication regimens; the number is far worse in developing countries.

"When regimens are more complex and intrusive patients are more prone to forget what they are supposed to do and are less likely to be able to carry out the directives that they do recall. Patients carry out prescribed regimens less effectively when they view their health problem as less severe," the authors wrote in their paper, "Improving Patient Adherence: A Three-factor Model to Guide Practice."

Nonadherence often is unrecognized by patients and their clinicians, according to DiMatteo, the study's lead author. "Patients often misunderstand the value of following medical recommendations accurately and physicians often overestimate patient adherence or cannot determine which patients are having adherence difficulties."

The model iden
'/>"/>

Contact: Bettye Miller
bettye.miller@ucr.edu
951-827-7847
University of California - Riverside
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. NIH-funded researchers find new ways to confuse blood-seeking mosquitoes
2. GW researchers show host Mta1 gene is required for optimal survival of schistosome parasites, a leading global cause of cancer
3. Researchers map, measure brains neural connections
4. Carnegie Mellon researchers uncover how the brain processes faces
5. UCI researchers find link between environment and genetics in triggering MS
6. Drug can reverse overgrown hearts to help prevent heart failure, UT Southwestern researchers find
7. UBC researchers to lead $4.7-million study on early-stage oral cancer
8. Researchers evaluate red wine compound for treating concussions in pro boxers
9. Researchers Find Cousin of Hepatitis C Virus in Dogs
10. Researchers discover link between obesity gene and breast cancer
11. Mount Sinai researchers discover possible new target for sarcoma treatment and prevention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... September 01, 2014 An operating theatre ... hospital for performing surgical operations. An operating room comprises ... surgical booms, operating room lights, imaging displays as well ... report by Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market research ... reach USD 4.5 billion by 2019. , According ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay ... American aid workers successfully cured a group of monkeys infected ... The drug, ZMapp, prompted recovery in all 18 monkeys who ... five days after infection. ZMapp even cured monkeys with ... away from death, said study senior author Gary Kobinger, chief ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... The National Association of Hispanic Nurses ... Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, Rn, ... of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate Past ... induction we reported last May. , Our three members ... 2014 American Academy of Nursing Policy Conference in Washington, ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Parties involved ... ahead to the litigation’s status conference in September, where ... be discussed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Bernstein ... of status conferences posted on the Court’s website, the ... 2014 at 10:00 a.m. This is the latest of ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in it's review on ... gives members access to thousands of professionally designed tattoo ... aims to help both people who plan on getting ... looking for inspiration in creating one of a kind ... by visiting the official website at: http://www.dailygossip.org/atattoo-me-now-6444 . ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Operating Room Equipment Market Study 2019 by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Operating Room Equipment Market Study 2019 by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 2Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 2Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 4Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 2Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 3Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 4Health News:Tattoo Me Now Review Reveals Unique Ideas for Tattoo Designs 2
... , TUESDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged men ... risk for atrial fibrillation later in life, researchers say. ... Americans -- is a heart rhythm disorder that can lead ... a known risk factor for atrial fibrillation. Previous research ...
... Centre today performed a minimally invasive surgical procedure to ... first time in Canada. The procedure can significantly reduce ... their hypertension through drugs. These patients, numbering approximately 250,000 ... heart attacks and stroke, which continues to kill thousands ...
... at Kessler Foundation have documented increased cerebral activation ... retraining using the modified Story Memory Technique (mSMT). ... behavioral interventions can have a positive effect on ... validating the clinical utility of cognitive rehabilitation. According ...
... By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter , ... that target an aggressive type of breast cancer known ... drug alone, researchers report. The dual-drug approach greatly ... cancer by the time a woman was due to ...
... treatment of large tumors, how effective is adoptive T ... answer this question, Dr. Kathleen Anders and Professor Thomas ... (MDC) Berlin-Buch and researchers of the Beckman Research Institute ... California, USA designed and carried out a study comparing ...
... If organisations want to retain qualified nurses they need to ... three key age groups and build on the strong attachment ... key messages to emerge from a large-scale survey of nurses ... Advanced Nursing . Australian researchers surveyed 900 nurses from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Upper Normal' Blood Pressure Linked to Heart Risk in Men 2Health News:Canada's first renal denervation procedure to reduce high blood pressure performed today 2Health News:Drug Duo May Help Fight Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer 2Health News:Drug Duo May Help Fight Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer 3Health News:How immune cells destroy cancer cells - MDC researchers elucidate mechanism 2Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 2Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014   Vittamed Corporation , ... announced today that T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi ... the company,s Board of Directors. " Teo ... career in neurosurgery, medical innovation and venture capital," said ... extremely delighted to add his clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a ... and New Zealand Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd ... Adelaide, Australia .  Forensic Scientists ... advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination ... , Director of Product Development at ChemImage, will ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014  Pacific Medical Data Solutions is excited to ... . The main website, along with the site,s blog, ... services and content relevant to the medical billing industry. ... viewers can now better understand how PMDS products help ... create a more visible platform about medical billing best ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vittamed Adds Prominent Neurosurgeon and Venture Capitalist T. Forcht Dagi to Board of Directors 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3PMDS Announces New Website 2
... ("SES") is a surgical/ mechanical device designed ... of the cornea above Bowman's layer. The ... currently used during LASEK to delaminate the ... and providing a 'minimal-touch' surgical approach, the ...
... The only dedicated, plastic, single use, disposable ... breast needle localization sites, after the needle ... and protruding localization needle from accidental movement ... department to surgery. ,Increase patient confidence in ...
... XLTEK lets you choose how to configure your ... the study to be performed we recommend ... your budget and clinical needs. How do we ... listen. The result? Kortex. The system that lets ...
... The modular AU5400 is a high-volume analyzer ... productivity of the AU5200 analyzer and the ... automates and consolidates chemistry-immuno testing with up ... to 6,600 tests per hour. Choose from ...
Medicine Products: