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Determinants of compliance with statin therapy and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment in a managed care population.

Authors
  • Schultz, Jennifer S
  • O'Donnell, John C
  • McDonough, Ken L
  • Sasane, Rahul
  • Meyer, Jay
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of managed care
Publication Date
May 01, 2005
Volume
11
Issue
5
Pages
306–312
Identifiers
PMID: 15898219
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Compliance with statin therapy in the managed care setting remains poor. Of particular concern is the lower level of compliance among women and younger high-risk patients, along with patients who have fewer outpatient visits associated with hyperlipidemia and lower incidences of cholesterol testing.

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