White Papers

HealthPrize is in the unique position of managing healthcare focused programs for many companies, which reach many members. It gives us a great perspective, which we love to share.

The white papers written by our founders, doctors, researchers, and marketing experts all contain real world data aggregated and presented in meaningful ways to illuminate a subject that we think you’ll find interesting.

Constructing An Integrated Digital Ecosystem


Experts from West Pharmaceutical Services and HealthPrize study the ways in which the right partners can construct a digital ecosystem that supports patient outcomes, health system sustainability and return on investment.

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Advances in Medication Adherence: Experts Weigh In


To better understand the state of the art in medication adherence and where we need to go from here, we interviewed a number of academic and industry experts to get their answers to some key questions.

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Tips and Traps in Understanding the Literature


Dr. Katrina Firlik sheds light on the methodology behind adherence studies, promoting proper interpretation by defining the terms used in medical journals when reporting study results.

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The Physician’s View of Medication Nonadherence


A survey of primary care physicians regarding patient adherence to medications for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol.

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Taking Medication is No Fun, and That’s a Big Problem


Improving adherence requires addressing psychological barriers. Medication nonadherence is one of the most significant problems in healthcare. The fact that so many people fail to take—or even fail to fill—their prescription medications for chronic conditions is the source of an estimated $290 billion in “otherwise avoidable medical spending” in the…

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Estimated Pharmaceutical Revenue Loss Due to Medication Nonadherence


The pharmaceutical industry loses an estimate $564 billion globally each year ($188 billion in US) due to medication nonadherence. Co-authored by Capgemini Consulting.

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Medication Nonadherence: An Ancient Problem in Need of Modern Solutions

Poor compliance with prescription medications, identified over 2000 years ago by Hippocrates, is an ongoing public health crisis of enormous proportion. Poor compliance with prescription medications, identified over 2000 years ago by Hippocrates, is an ongoing public health crisis of enormous proportion. A 2009 report from the New England…

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