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IoT and Drug Adherence: Different Approaches to Connected Solutions

October 11, 2019 / ARIELLA BROWN

Sometimes it’s the really small things that make a huge difference to a person’s health. Skipping dosages of prescription medication, for example, has been linked to an array of negative effects. About half of us are guilty of not taking medication correctly, according to figures shared by the CDC. This is a serious issue, it pointed out because: “non-adherence is associated with higher rates of hospital admissions, suboptimal health outcomes, increased morbidity and mortality, and increased health care costs.”