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Paul Meyer is chief operating officer of The Alliance, a not-for-profit, employer-owned cooperative focused on improving employees' health. Paul also serves as board chair for WisconsinRx/National CooperativeRx and as an advisor to the board of the Common Ground Health Plan, which works to bring affordable health insurance to individuals and small employers. He is a founding member of the HIPAA Collaborative of Wisconsin. You can follow The Alliance on Twitter at @thealliance.


What Happens to the Other Half?

Paul Meyer | September 17, 2013
Only half of patients take the drugs as prescribed for them by their physicians. So what happens to the other half? And why does this costly problem continue despite efforts to improve patients’ adherence to prescription medications? There are many potential solutions, but not all of them are likely to become available...