A motivational interviewing intervention by pharmacy students to improve medication adherence.

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Abughosh, S., Wang, X., Serna, O., Esse, T., Mann, A., Masilamani, S., … Fleming, M. (2017). A motivational interviewing intervention by pharmacy students to improve medication adherence. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 23(5), 549–560.
Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) patients with comorbid hypertension (HTN) are at a higher risk of developing microvascular and macrovascular DM complications. Through guideline…

Drug compliance, co-payment and health outcomes: evidence from a panel of Italian patients.

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Atella, V., Peracchi, F., Depalo, D., & Rossetti, C. (2006). Drug compliance, co-payment and health outcomes: evidence from a panel of Italian patients. Health Economics, 15(9), 875–892.
This paper studies the relationship between medical compliance and health outcomes – hospitalization and mortality rates – using a large panel of patients residing in a local heal…

Evaluation of software-based telephone counseling to enhance medication persistency among patients with multiple sclerosis.

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Berger, B. A., Liang, H., & Hudmon, K. S. (2005). Evaluation of software-based telephone counseling to enhance medication persistency among patients with multiple sclerosis. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 45(4), 466–472.
To evaluate the effect of a software-supported intervention based on the Transtheoretical Model of Change and motivational interviewing on decreasing discontinuation (or increasin…

A meta-analysis of cognitive-based behaviour change techniques as interventions to improve medication adherence.

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Bhattacharya, D., Song, F., & Easthall, C. (2013). A meta-analysis of cognitive-based behaviour change techniques as interventions to improve medication adherence. BMJ Open, 3(8), e002749.
To describe and evaluate the use of cognitive-based behaviour change techniques as interventions to improve medication adherence, we used predefined criteria to select randomised …

Motivational interviewing in health settings: a review.

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Britt, E., Hudson, S. M., & Blampied, N. M. (2004). Motivational interviewing in health settings: a review. Patient education and counseling, 53(2), 147-155.
There is evidence that patient-centred approaches to health care consultations may have better outcomes than traditional advice giving, especially when lifestyle change is involve…

The effectiveness of medication adherence interventions among patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis.

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Chase, J.-A. D., Bogener, J. L., Ruppar, T. M., & Conn, V. S. (2016). The effectiveness of medication adherence interventions among patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31(4), 357–366.
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to determine the overall effectiveness of interventions designed to improve medication adherence (MA) among adults with CAD. In addition, sam…

Full coverage for preventive medications after myocardial infarction.

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Choudhry, N. K., Avorn, J., Glynn, R. J., Antman, E. M., Schneeweiss, S., Toscano, M., … Shrank, W. H. (2011). Full coverage for preventive medications after myocardial infarction. The New England Journal of Medicine, 365(22), 2088–2097.
Adherence to medications that are prescribed after myocardial infarction is poor. Eliminating out-of-pocket costs may increase adherence and improve outcomes. We enrolled patients…

Meta-analyses of theory use in medication adherence intervention research.

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Conn, V. S., Enriquez, M., Ruppar, T. M., & Chan, K. C. (2016). Meta-analyses of theory use in medication adherence intervention research. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(2), 155–171.
This systematic review applied meta-analytic procedures to integrate primary research that examined theory- or model-linked medication adherence interventions. Extensive literatur…

Interventions to improve medication adherence in hypertensive patients: systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Conn, V. S., Ruppar, T. M., Chase, J.-A. D., Enriquez, M., & Cooper, P. S. (2015). Interventions to improve medication adherence in hypertensive patients: systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Hypertension Reports, 17(12), 94.
This systematic review applied meta-analytic procedures to synthesize medication adherence interventions that focus on adults with hypertension. Comprehensive searching located tr…

Identification and assessment of adherence-enhancing interventions in studies assessing medication adherence through electronically compiled drug dosing histories: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis.

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Demonceau, J., Ruppar, T., Kristanto, P., Hughes, D. A., Fargher, E., Kardas, P., … ABC project team. (2013). Identification and assessment of adherence-enhancing interventions in studies assessing medication adherence through electronically compiled drug dosing histories: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Drugs, 73(6), 545–562.
Non-adherence to medications is prevalent across all medical conditions that include ambulatory pharmacotherapy and is thus a major barrier to achieving the benefits of otherwise …
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