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MPR

(MultiProtocol Router) Software from Novell that provides router capabilities for its NetWare servers. It supports IPX, IP, AppleTalk and OSI protocols as well as all the major LANs and WANs.
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For the purposes of this study, adherence was measured according to the medication possession ratio (MPR), the percent of days that the patient has medication available over the study period.
MemberHealth used pharmacy claims data to identify HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy who had a medication possession ratio (MPR) of less than 95 percent.
Adherence was evaluated by using the medication possession ratio (MPR) which measures the percent of time that patients have medication available for their use.
17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC, the nation's leading health care accreditation and education organization, will conduct a workshop on "Medication Adherence and Medication Possession Ratio as a Critical Metric" at the 15th Annual Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) Conference in Phoenix, Ariz.
Results found that only 42 percent of patients between the ages of 18-34 were optimally adherent to their medications with a medication possession ratio (MPR) of greater than 80 percent.
Study reports MS medication possession ratio of 86 percent for specialty pharmacy members
Drug exposure was measured as the medication possession ratio (MPR) defined as the actual time the patient received therapy divided by the total time possible before a negative outcome was reached (or at data censor).
9 percent of patients studied were not optimally adherent to their medications and had a medication possession ratio (MPR) of less than 0.
Compliance was measured using the medication possession ratio (MPR), the proportion of days patients were taking prescribed medications to all days after the first prescription was filled.
In fact, those enrolled in the program receiving 30-day supplies of medication had a Medication Possession Ratio (MPR), a measurement for medication adherence, that was three points higher than the control group.
Adherence (measured by medication possession ratio [MPR]) was calculated as the proportion of days the patient received the prescribed medication compared to their overall time on therapy (number of days supply, divided by the number of days in the follow-up period [365 days]; days supply beyond the observation window were not included).

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