Optimal adherence rates: how much is enough?
The short answer is : it depends. Adherence is, by nature, a complex and variable notion. To this day, there is no commonly accepted definition of what makes a patient “adherent” or “non-adherent” in academia and businesses, which maintains a state a confusion around what is seen as satisfactory. The definition of “adherence” highly depends on several factors. Firstly, adherence cannot be separated from the notion of time, as the interaction between the patient and the treatm