Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Medication Adherence Rating Scale

From Galen Healthcare Solutions - Allscripts TouchWorks EHR Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
MARS 2019.png


The Medication Adherence Rating Scale (MARS) is a questionnaire that tests a patient's compliance with medication. Patient's that respond "NO" to questions 1-6 and 9-10 and "YES" to questions 7-8 are compliant.

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Medication Adherence Rating Scale calculator:


  • Critical Care
  • Family Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation Medicine


  • Musculoskeletal

Calculator Configuration Options

Preference Name Valid Range Description
Publishing Checked / Unchecked When checked, the calculator will display for users on the front end.
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
Orderable Item Override (BLANK) / G-MARS “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-MARS” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the chart output.

Calculator Inputs

This calculator does not use any default mappings, all items require manual input.

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Medication Adherence Score Risk of Stroke The patient's score for how compliant they are with medication