TRAINING & EDUCATION
Value-based insurance design
November 04, 2018
Dr. Choudhry discusses how value-based insurance design can improve adherence and outcomes
Digital Health Devices and Apps
June 13, 2018
Julie Lauffenburger, PharmD, PhD discusses the use of smartphone applications to improve medication adherence
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.
Drug-Reminder App Didn't Help Blood Pressure Control in Study
April 16, 2018
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, shares results from the recently published MedISAFE-BP randomized clinical trial.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
There are challenges when translating research to practice
April 01, 2016
Implementation Research Fellow, Kyle Morawski, MD, co-authors editorial on translating research into practice.
Startups offer ways to get patients to take meds
October 16, 2015
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD describes barriers to taking medications.
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.
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 the short-term cost implications.
Managing your medications: the risks rise with age
May 21, 2014
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, reflects on the absence of data on medication effectiveness for people over the age of 65.
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.
Access to good food as preventive medicine
April 07, 2014
Results from the study on food insecurity and cost-related medication underuse are highlighted.