Reminders

Changing Life Sciences Value Chain

Archives for December 2010 « Recent Articles

OfflinePhoto of Dr. Alan S. Louie

As the last IDC Health Insights life science blog for the year, I am thankful for all of the opportunities to meet and interact with both leading industry professionals and life science vendors throughout the year.  These interactions have informed and guided my insights and research, leading to our expectations for exciting promise and opportunities in the years to come.  One of the key thought leadership opportunities we are afforded in our role as analysts is our annual predictions report for t


OfflinePhoto of Eric Newmark

Non-adherence to prescribed medication is an extensive problem in the healthcare industry. It exists across nearly all therapeutic areas and affects patients of all age groups, though it does tend to be even more pervasive among the elderly. This is a significant problem for several reasons. First, non-adherence leads to poorer outcomes, which jeopardizes the health of the individual, and potentially those around the patient.  Second, the likelihood of necessary follow-on care, often of a more serious



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