In an effort to increase medication adherence and reduce adverse events among its senior population, Vineland-based Inspira Life recently adopted the MedaCube medication pill dispensing system from PharmAdva. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.8 billion prescriptions are written annually in the U.S. Roughly one in five are never filled and among those that are, approximately 50 percent are taken incorrectly, particularly with regard to timing, dosage, frequency and duration. Direct health care costs associated with nonadherence, according to the CDC, has grown to approximately $100 billion-$300 billion of health care dollars spent annually.
See the full article in NJBiz, Inspira Life tackling medication compliance with MedaCube.