Pathways Toward Better Lipid Medication Adherence
August 17, 2015•13 min
Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA
Medication Adherence: is it the Achilles Heel in your therapies for patients with dyslipidemia? Dr. Lynne Braun, nurse practitioner in the Preventive Cardiology Center and the Heart Center for Women, and Professor in the Department of Adult Health Nursing at the Rush College of Nursing in Chicago, targets three critical barriers to lipid medication adherance: weak patient-provider relationships, health illiteracy, and poor health care transitions after hospital discharge. Supported by an Educational Grant from AstraZeneca.