Helping Employees Adhere to Medication Schedules: Good for People and Business

Poor medication adherence affects employees and the business. Poor medication adherence leads to poor health outcomes, which in turn costs the business productivity and increased health costs.
— By Kim Persaud

The consequences of employees failing to comply with their prescribed medication schedules are severe for them and costly for employers. Employee health conditions are likely to worsen, leading to higher health care costs and absenteeism, and lower productivity. It seems paradoxical at first glance, but when employees fail to take their medications, especially for chronic diseases, the cost of pharmacy benefits are likely to rise. The reason is tha....