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Text Reminders Improve Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

June 12th, 2014 in 2014, Lora Sabin, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, School of Public Health 0 comments

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Lora Sabin, School of Public Health

A real-time monitoring device that sends a text reminder to patients if they do not open their pill container within 30 minutes of a scheduled dose significantly improves adherence to antiretroviral therapy, new research shows…

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“One of the limitations of electronic drug-monitoring feedback is that you are not able to intervene in real time to give patients feedback on how they are doing.”

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