Prescribing Quality in Older Adults

Zachary Marcum, PharmD, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor in Pharmacy
Assistant Director for Research, Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education & Outreach
School of Pharmacy
University of Washington

 Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the factors that increase the risk of medication non-adherence in older adults.
  • Identify health policy initiatives, including quality measures, related to medication adherence in older adults.
  • Suggest areas for future research to improve medication adherence in older adults.

[From the Winter 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]