The potential impact of pharmacogenetic testing on medication adherence

Poor medication adherence is a serious concern of the health care sector today, prevalent in particular in patient populations with chronic conditions, identifies this Pharmacogenomics Journal piece. Haga and LaPointe delve into the positive and potentially negative consequences personalized genetic testing can have on a patient's ability and willingness to adhere to medication, and offer a positive consideration for the promise of being more aware of one's own health status via their genetic profile. Continue on to the primary literature below for more information.