Published in Biotech Business Week, December 27th, 2004
The report also states that 70% of all medical prescriptions go unconsumed, leading to $77 billion in excess healthcare costs each year. In addition, 40% of patients who receive outpatient drug therapy will experience a treatment failure or new medical problem as a result of improper use.
"The main cause for non-compliance is a breakdown in communication," said Eric Bolesh, senior analyst at...
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