For many reasons, people with schizophrenia may find it difficult to adhere to treatment with antipsychotics. Nonadherence contributes significantly to relapse, which often results in hospitalization. Encouraging patients with schizophrenia to take their medications as prescribed is key to helping them improve their quality of life.
Patient population: Patients ages 19–64 who have been prescribed an antipsychotic for schizophrenia.
Quality Goal: Ensure patients remain on their medication for at least 80% of their treatment period.
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