mHealthIntelligence: mHealth Messages Get High Grades in Medication Adherence Study

By: Eric Wicklund, mHealthIntelligence, May 16, 2017

A new study on mobile health and medication adherence has uncovered two interesting points: Patients don’t just forget to take their medications, and real-time mHealth “prodding” can help them to stay on their prescriptions.

Those points were made in a study conducted by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. It lends credence to the idea that targeted text messages at the right time can help people comply with doctors’ orders, improving outcomes and reducing the chance of costly clinical interventions. Read more here.