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When it comes to managing a chronic health condition, taking your medication as directed seems like a simple no-brainer. With this idea in mind, many of us find the poor national adherence rate shocking—three out of four, or 75 percent, of Americans are non-adherent, resulting in an estimated 125,000 deaths and up to $300 billion dollars in healthcare costs each year.
Are you one of the three out of four Americans who sometimes fails to take your prescription medicines as directed? If so, you are putting your health at risk! NCL is launching a new national multi-stakeholder campaign to encourage conversations between health care professionals and patients and get consumers to take the pledge to take their meds!