Communication is key to medication adherence

Patients benefit best from medications when they take the right medicines at the right dose and at the right time. Learn more about medication adherence and how to achieve it from UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical faculty members Andrew Leeds, PharmD and Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD during an August 20, 2006 radio interview with Andrew Schorr, host of Patient Power, a weekly radio program on [Health Radio Network] [link defunct].

Full program:
Patient Power: How you hurt your health when you don't take the right dose of your medication (audio stream and mp3, running time: 35 minutes)


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