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What happens when patients donít follow doctorsí orders?

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Air date: November 18, 2012

Host: Kathy Miller, MD

Healthcare Policy & Public Health Men's & Women's Health Patient Care
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Interview: Walid Gellad, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine, assistant professor of health policy and management, U of Pittsburgh; associate scientist at RAND Corporation.

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Studies show that when patients donít take their medications as prescribed, their conditions and the cost of health care rise precipitously. Walid Gellad, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of health policy and management and the University of Pittsburgh and associate scientist at RAND Corporation, talks about incentives to encourage patients to take their medications.

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