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Memotext uses Social Media to Curb Medical Non-Compliance

  • October 2014

Medication non-compliance is commonly used in regard to a patient who does not take a prescribed medication or follow a prescribed course of treatment. It is costs 125,000 lives every year and losses of $100B across entire health care systems, employers and numerous health related industries tens of billions of dollars annually.

Non-compliance impacts all levels of health management, from treatment effectiveness to unnecessary hospitalizations. In addition, high expenses and lost revenues for payers, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and employers have a material effect on the health care system, payers, the insurance industry and the economy itself.

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