There are an estimated 275,000 deaths and $528.4 billion wasted annually in the United States

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This is due to inaccurate prescribing, medication errors, adverse drug reactions, skipped doses, or treatment failures. This is a staggering amount of avoidable harm to patients and financial losses for the healthcare system. These issues can be addressed through better communication among providers, improved patient education, and more informed decision-making by physicians so they can prescribe treatments tailored to the individual patient.

Author: Pharmacy Times