Author | Jeff Craven

Articles

Is Medication Adherence a True Quality Indicator of CF Center Performance?

December 09, 2019

Measures used to assess medication adherence in cystic fibrosis patients may overestimate use of therapy, according to results of a new study.

What Role for Digital Technology in Quality of Life for CF Patients?

December 05, 2019

Authors of a recent review of CF-specific care support technology advise that if the technology adds to treatment burden, it won't be effective.

Working with Barriers to CF Treatment Adherence, the Fairview Way

November 11, 2019

Part II on CF medication adherence solutions at Fairview Health Services focuses on how the specialty pharmacy staff helps patients better manage barriers.

Improving CF Medication Adherence: A Specialty Pharmacy at Work

November 11, 2019

Cystic fibrosis medication adherence rates at Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis are 70% higher than at retail pharmacies. Patient Care found out why. Interview, here.

How Can Motivational Interviewing Help Improve Medication Adherence in CF?

October 09, 2019

Rates of adherence to cystic fibrosis treatment plans have been reported as low as 36%. The motivational interviewing approach could help, according to MI trainer Ellen R. Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN.

Cystic Fibrosis Guideline Update: 7 Questions

September 01, 2019

Cystic fibrosis treatment guidelines must evolve to keep pace with new treatments and disease knowledge. Try 7 questions on the latest iteration.

New CF Adherence Intervention Starts Strong

August 27, 2019

Pilot study success with a new cystic fibrosis treatment adherence tool may augur similar positive results from current RCT. Outcomes are due, soon.