Poor adherence to a drug regimen compromises a patient’s health and puts a burden on the health care system.

— Kayla Beatty, Pharm. D.


Working with physicians, nurses, health care facilities and patients, the pharmacy team at SmartScripts is committed to providing a safe, accurate and convenient regimen management system. As a fully licensed pharmacy, SmartScripts knows that the successful treatment of disease with prescription medicines requires consistent use of the medicines as prescribed. Yet, according to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, medicines commonly are not used as directed, resulting in poor clinical outcomes and high health care costs.

SmartScripts is currently working with the following types of organizations to improve the overall care of patients with its facility-friendly, patient-focused regimen management system:

  • Managed Care Providers
  • Home Health Care Providers
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • Independent Living Communities
  • HIV Clinics

Fact: 75% of patients fail to take medications as directed.1


Fact: Patients with an actual medication adherence of less than 25 percent, when asked, reported a perceived level of adherence of over 90%.2


Fact: 72% of post-discharge adverse events are medication related.3


Fact: 64% of hospital readmissions within 30 days are due to medication issues.4


Fact: Medication non-adherence amounts to up to $300 billion in annual wasted costs in the U.S.5


Fact: Medication non-adherence can cost a patient as much as $3575 per year.6