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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Jan 5

Survey results also showed that while co-pay discount programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies are important in promoting adherence, rewards programs rank equally in the minds of physicians.
“In ranking the importance of medication adherence to outcomes on a scale from one to ten, with ten being ‘extremely important,’ 96 percent of respondents put it at an […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – July 6

 
Drug and medical device makers paid $6.49 billion to US doctors and teaching hospitals in 2014, according to the federal government’s first full-year accounting of the breadth of industry ties with medical providers.  The total comprises payments to more than 600,000 doctors and 1,100 hospitals for services such as consulting, research and promotional activities about […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – June 4

According to a 2015 report based on a survey by S3 Connected Health entitled “HOW THE PHARMA INDUSTRY IS TACKLING MEDICATION ADHERENCE”, when asked “How would you rate the effectiveness of the following tactics used in existing medication adherence management systems?”, behavior change programs ranked second and adherence incentive programs ranked fifth with 73% and 65%, respectively, indicating […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – March 24

A newly released survey conducted by HealthPrize Technologies, an industry-leading medication adherence and digital patient engagement company, shows that physicians recognize medication adherence as an extremely important factor in clinical outcomes for patients with chronic conditions.
Survey results showed that while co-pay discount programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies are important in promoting adherence, rewards programs rank […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Feb 2

The rate of primary non-adherence (PMN), that is, the percentage of first-time prescriptions abandoned by patients (and thus not picked up at pharmacies), can range as high as 30 percent among some classes of medication, according to recent research. – See more at: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/association-news/Prescriptions-Never-Picked-Up-at-Pharmacy-a-Cause-for-Concern?utm_source=GoogleNews&utm_medium=GoogleNews&utm_campaign=PharmacyTimesNews#sthash.PWLg3tJl.dpuf

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Be Healthy and Be Rewarded….Health Rewards Spreading To Every Corner of Healthcare

Be Healthy and Be Rewarded….Health Rewards Spreading To Every Corner of Healthcare
Ten years ago, financial rewards for healthy behavior was considered a “fringe” technique and in others was considered morally offensive.  It was common to hear “we are not going to pay people for doing what they should be doing” or “Are we really going […]

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How Pharma Can Meet Consumer Expectations

Consumers expect rewards from pharma. When asked “which of the following services would you like to receive from your pharmaceutical company?” rewards programs topped the list at 63 percent followed by product information (53%), financial assistance (51%) and Measuring and tracking alerts (35%). While 63 percent of the patients surveyed say they want to participate in […]

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