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Patient Adherence: For the Integrative Healthcare Professional

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Within integrative medicine “adherence” is more than ensuring patients remembering to take their medication. It's about adhering to a new lifestyle, exercise routine, ditching bad habits, …

Within integrative medicine “adherence” is more than ensuring patients remembering to take their medication. It's about adhering to a new lifestyle, exercise routine, ditching bad habits, incorporating a new nutrition plan (in addition to medication or supplement use). This slide show take a look at the differences between "patient adherence" and "patient compliance", areas of adherence, the consequences of non-adherence and what you can do as their healthcare professional.

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  • 1. Patient Adherence For the Integrative Healthcare Professional Brought to you by:
  • 2. Adherence vs Compliance What’s the difference?
  • 3. Compliance: the action or fact of complying with a wish or command. ( not patient-centric)
  • 4. Adherence: steady or faithful attachment. (patient-centric)
  • 5. For an integrative medicine patient,“Adherence” is more than remembering to take their medication.
  • 6. It involves active participation, and adhering to changes in…
  • 7. lifestyle (smoking, drug use, sleep, stress)
  • 8. nutrition (weight management, gluten free, DASH)
  • 9. & exercise (weight management, therapeutic, rehabilitation)
  • 10. …in addition to medication or supplement use.
  • 11. Why don’t patients adhere?
  • 12. 1: Lack of patient education (the why and how)
  • 13. 2: Lack of solid patient-practitioner relationship Did you know: There is a 19% higher risk of non-adherence among patients whose physician communicates poorly than among patients whose physician communicates well?
  • 14. 3: Economics (barriers to care)
  • 15. 4: Inconvenience (interference with existing schedule or lifestyle)
  • 16. 5: Loss of Motivation (lack of immediate results, external influencers, boredom)
  • 17. 6: Undesirable Side Effects (emotional discomfort, mood changes, physical effects)
  • 18. …and that leads to consequences, including:
  • 19. …relapse, reduced quality of life, and additional health expenses.
  • 20. As an integrative medicine professional, you know patient adherence is critical...
  • 21. …which requires early intervention…
  • 22. …and a multitude of tactics to help educate & motivate patients to stay involved in their plan of care…
  • 23. …but where to begin?
  • 24. To find out, download | CULTIVATE HEALTHY PRACTICES | your complimentary eBook at: integrativepro.com/adherence DOWNLOAD HERE