Whitepaper: Leveraging digital tools for patient adherence

from intentions to actions

Bence Lukacs

Bence Lukacs

Experience Design Lead

Free Download Healthcare Behavior Design
26 March, 2024

Patient adherence: the Achilles heel of treatment plans

When it comes to health, there is a significant gap between understanding what is beneficial for our well-being and actually adopting those practices into our lives. Even with the remarkable progress of medical science, the success of health interventions primarily depends on patients’ willingness and ability to modify their behaviour and follow through with the recommended treatments. 

Many studies show that having an accurate diagnosis and a well-crafted treatment plan is insufficient in itself. The road to recovery requires active participation from patients—whether that involves adhering to a specific medication, modifying their diet, or using a medical device as part of their treatment.