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The 2000 symposium on patient compliance and persistence was held at the University of Maastricht on November 9.


12.00 - 13.00    
Welcome, Registration, Lunch

13.00 –13.45     
Key note lecture: Measurement Guided Medication Management
Joyce Cramer, Lecturer in Psychiatry        
Yale University, School Of Medicine,New Haven, CT., USA.           


13.45 –14.15     
Prevalence, determinants and virological outcome of nonadherence with HAART
in HIV/AIDS patients
Veerle De Graeve, MSN (presenter), Veerle De Saar, MSN (presenter), Eric Van
Wijngaerden, MD, PhD, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, MD, PhD, Kristien Van
Vaerenbergh, MD, Ann Deschamps, MSN, Helga Ceunen, RN, Herman
Bobbaers, MD, Phd, Sabina De Geest, PhD, RN.    


14.15 –14.45  
Drug holidays in anti-depressant drug therapy
Drs. Welmoedt Meijer, Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy                                          
Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Netherlands    

14.45 - 15.15                   

15.15 –15.45                  
Use of MEMS to support the patients efforts to adhere to HAART                                          
PD Dr. med. Pietro Vernazza, Chief Infectious diseases                                          
Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland      

15.45 –16.15                  
Psychosocial predictors of medication adherence across the life span: Arthritis patients                                          
Mike Martin, Faculty member at The German Center for Research on Ageing in Heidelberg, Germany.

16.15 –16.45:                 
Preliminary results of the DECOMP project; a cohort study into compliance and health outcomes in patients with congestive heart failure                                          
Drs. Marcel Bouvy, Departement of Pharmaco-epidemiology and Pharmacotherapy
Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Netherlands    

16.45 –17.30                  
Summary and final conclusions by:prof. John Urquhart, MD, FRCP(Edin)
Palo Alto, CA (USA) and Maastricht (The Netherlands)    

Dinner at Restaurant “’t Plenske”.

Conference venue: La Bonbonnière, Achter de Comedie 1, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Date meeting
2000-11-09 → 2000-11-09