drug adherence

Patients Praise UBC Nurses

Whether in a hospital setting or over the phone, nurses play a very meaningful role in the health and well-being of the patients they support.

Our patients’ comments on a recent satisfaction survey were a good reminder that these general learnings are derived from the impact each nurse makes on an individual patient. Based on those responses, we’ve compiled a list of what patients believe make our nurses so valuable:

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Management Programs for Oral Oncolytics Drive Adherence and Brand Loyalty

More than half of the cancer drugs newly approved in 2011 are administered orally.  Oral oncology medications make therapy more manageable and convenient for patients.  However, these therapies can pose potential challenges that are more commonly associated with chronic conditions.   Nonadherence and the possibility of interactions with other medications are issues requiring continued patient management.  Our research has found that:

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