Doctor’s Orders: Getting Patients to Follow Instructions

In healthcare, much is written about caregivers and clinicians doing everything possible to drive patient well-being and satisfaction. However, oftentimes there is an equally important component to this process which includes patient compliance. In summary, patient compliance is simply the extent to which the patient adheres to medical guidance about their situation. Studies have shown that about 75% of patients don’t follow instructions such as not filling their prescription, stopping