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Clark, NJ, United States, 2012/02/22 - HealthEd will present “Adherence Begins Before Treatment: 5 Strategies You Must Consider To Drive Effective Patient Interaction” at the 2nd Annual Patient Adherence Summit in Philadelphia - HealthEd.com.
The Patient Adherence Summit, produced by ExL Pharma, aims to provide an interactive forum to understand and remove patient-specific barriers to non-adherence. Non-adherence has a deep impact on society, including increased hospital admissions and as many as 125,000 US deaths each year, according to conference organizers.
Liz Carden, MPH, CHES, Manager, Health Education, and Marissa Addalia, Vice President, will present on behalf of HealthEd.
Carden is responsible for research and development of wellness programming and literature, specializing in chronic health conditions and medication adherence. During her time at HealthEd, she has worked on programs for both healthcare professionals and patients focusing on diseases such as arthritis, cardiovascular conditions, multiple sclerosis, cancer, fibromyalgia, hemophilia, and osteoporosis. Previously she was the community and public health manager at the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Carden received her bachelor's degree from Misericordia University and her master's of public health, with a focus on community health and prevention, from Drexel University.
Addalia brings nearly 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical marketing and education. She has spent the past 5 years at HealthEd, where her priority has been helping clients solve complex business problems and create optimal patient experiences. Marissa has a passion for research and the voice of the patient, and she works with her cross-functional team to ensure insights are carried through project development. She is equally passionate about clients’ experiences with HealthEd and seeks to connect the dots that keep clients up at night.
HealthEd (HealthEd.com) improves the patient experience by providing strategy, multi-channel creative development, and educational solutions for leading healthcare companies. Our work yields deeper insight into the patient journey, more effective patient-provider dialogue, and improved treatment adherence. To learn more about working with us, please visit the website or contact Marissa Addalia, Vice President, at 908-379-2018.