Improving Medication Adherence in Elderly Patients
September 22, 2014•13 min
Hosted by: Bruce Japsen
Guest: Jan Berger
An unprecedented number of elderly leave their doctors' offices with prescriptions thanks to Medicare's drug benefits and the soaring number of aging baby boomers in need of medications. But did you know a large number of these patients don't get their prescriptions filled and don't adhere to what the doctor wrote for them? Dr. Jan Berger, Chief Clinical Officer for CVS/Caremark Corp. tells the Chicago Tribune's Bruce Japsen about the latest efforts of the pharmacy industry to get their patients to adhere to their medications.