“increasing the effectiveness of adherence interventions may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in specific medical treatments.”
- World Health Organization
*1. “Adherence to Long-Term Therapies: Evidence for Action"
The Possibility of DIVI™ Technology
DIVI™ allows researchers a window into medication adherance behavior. This information will inspire better procedures and save lives with data that was once impossible to gather and quantify.
1 in 2
Americans suffer from a chronic illness.
Treatment of chronic conditions account for
75% of total medical spending.
*2. “Chronic Conditions: Making the Case for Ongoing Care"
50% of chronic patients
DO NOT ADHERE TO THEIR MEDICATION PLANS.
...this "non-adherence" accounts for
of nursing home admissions,
and preventable treatment costs totaling
*3. "Lee JK, Grace KA, Taylor AJ. Effect of a pharmacy..."
Higher adherence increases the chances of 26%
positive treatment outcomes by
$1 invested in DIVI™ Technology
a realized cost savings of
$10 could be achieved.
DIVI™ seeks to set the standard for medication adherence intervention technology and most importantly extends the timeline of independance for patients, loved ones and caregivers.
*1. Sabaté E, editor. , ed. Adherence to Long-Term Therapies: Evidence for Action. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2003.
*2. Chronic Care in America: A 21st Century Challenge, a study of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & Partnership for Solutions: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (September 2004 Update). “Chronic Conditions: Making the Case for Ongoing Care”.
*3. Lee JK, Grace KA, Taylor AJ. Effect of a pharmacy care program on medication adherence and persistence, blood pressure, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006;296(21):2563-2571.