Poor adherence to prescribed medication costs the U.S. healthcare system an estimated $300 billion annually due to increased health services use resulting from less effective treatment or adverse events. In the context of kidney transplantation, this problem affects 1 in 3 kidney recipients, jeopardizing their transplant and overall health. Interventions are urgently needed to help kidney transplant recipients adhere to complex medication regimens, while aiding health systems in routinely monitoring these patients to respond earlier to potential problems.
|Effective start/end date||4/4/17 → 3/31/21|
- National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (5R01DK110172-03)
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis