Patients need to understand the whys and hows of their medications

When patients don’t adhere to recommended treatments, studies show it can lead to a reduction in their quality of life while contributing to the progression of their condition. In the U.S., for example, poor medication adherence has been linked to approximately 125,000 deaths per year and an estimated healthcare cost of $100 billion annually.1

Within Lexicomp, your pharmacists, nurses, and clinical teams can access educational content within their drug decision reference, making it easier to help patients understand their medication, procedure, or condition.   

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Connected caregivers

71% of caregivers want accessible technology to support their patient care.2

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A connected world

60 million U.S. residents went online in search of health information in the past year.3

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Easy access to education

By 2029, over 20% of the U.S. population will be over 65. More people will need access to more health information.4

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Be green and drive down costs

There are 4 billion prescriptions filled in the U.S. every year. With 2-3 pages of patient education printed per prescription, literally tons of paper could be saved by sending information electronically.5

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Connected with patients (in any language)

60 million people in the U.S. speak a language other than English.6

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Instant access when it’s needed most

With access to patient education online, patients and caregivers will be able to reach important drug information, when they need it, and they can come back to it when questions arise.

Looking to support and engage patients beyond their visit? Integrate patient education into workflow and motivate patients to become active participants in their own health with EmmiEducate. 
Visit Emmi to see how you can promote alignment between patients and providers, the complete patient education and engagement solution. EmmiEducate promotes alignment between patients and their providers and integrates into your clinical workflow, digital health resources, and more.
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