Better Prediction of Rising Health Spending to Improve Cost Containment
The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation highlights the importance of the study predicting long-term health care spending patterns.
Smartphone app helps only slightly with medication adherence
April 17, 2018
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, shares a strategy to improving the effectiveness of smartphone apps on medication adherence and blood pressure control.
How The Tylenol Murders Fundamentally Changed The Way We All Take Medicine
January 04, 2018
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, talks about how the Tylenol murders changed the way medicine is distributed to patients and about how half of all patients don't take their medicines correctly.
'Smart' Pill Bottles Aren't Always Enough To Help The Medicine Go Down
August 22, 2017
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, comments on 'smart' pill bottles to address patient barriers to medication adherence.
New CVS Health research pinpoints tendency toward non-adherence
September 21, 2015
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, explains results of a study with CVS Health that patients' initial patterns of medication fills can accurately predict future medication adherence behavior.
Saving Medicare for Baby Boomers and Beyond—A Looming Fiscal Crisis
November 11, 2020
Results from the study using data-driven methods to predict long-term patterns of health care spending for Medicare patients are highlighted.
People Don't Take Their Pills. Only One Thing Seems to Help.
December 11, 2017
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, reflects on results from a randomized controlled trial, REMIND, and barriers to medication adherence.
Doctors need to know if patients are skipping pills
May 11, 2016
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, comments on a new study, which found that many doctors do not have a good way to monitor whether patients are skipping medication doses.
Hepatitis C drugs are cost effective, but affordability is another matter
March 17, 2015
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, comments on the tradeoff between long-term success of Hepatitis drugs and teh short-term cost implications.
Eliminating medication copayments improves adherence and reduces adverse cardiovascular events in nonwhite patients
May 05, 2014
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, explains the results of the Post-Myocardial Infarction Free Rx Event and Economic Evaluation (MI FREEE) trial.