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GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — In an effort to battle medication non-adherence, regional player Kinney Drugs has unveiled its new EZSync program to synchronize pickup dates and prescription refills.
“Compliance is supported by convenience, and it’s easy for people to be noncompliant when their prescriptions are on different schedules and individual refills are scattered throughout the month,” stated David Adsit, director of pharmacy services at Kinney Drugs stores. “With EZSync, our pharmacists can help their patients better manage their medications and take them as prescribed by their doctor.”
EZSync is another pharmacy service offered by Kinney Drugs to promote healthier outcomes for their patients. This new service complements existing services like ReadyScripts automatic refills; EZRefill, the mobile, online and phone-in refill service; free prescription delivery; and immunizations for seasonal flu, meningitis and shingles.
In the United States, patients who rely on medication synchronization programs at their community pharmacy are 30% more likely to take their medication as prescribed, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association.