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Investigating the potential of in-home devices for improving medication adherence

Young S. Lee, Joe Tullio, Nitya Narasimhan, Pallavi Kaushik, Jonathan R. Engelsma, Santosh Basapur
2009 Proceedings of the 3d International ICST Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
We conducted five focus groups with seniors and middle-aged participants who live independently in their own homes to assess the potential value of a home-centered medication reminder system concept.  ...  We found that the main value perceived by participants in the medication reminder system was its ability to provide multiple channels for them to be reminded of medications.  ...  The authors would also like to express their gratitude to Crysta Metcalf and Elaine Huang for their feedback to improve the study design.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth2009.6025 dblp:conf/ph/LeeTNKEB09 fatcat:4rdolwrkord73aev3itq4nbz7q

Ethical Questions in Medical Electronic Adherence Monitoring

Jeffrey I. Campbell, Nir Eyal, Angella Musiimenta, Jessica E. Haberer
2015 Journal of general internal medicine  
Electronic adherence monitors (EAMs) record and report an array of health behaviors, ranging from taking daily medications to wearing medical devices.  ...  EAMs are utilized in research worldwide and are being investigated for clinical use.  ...  For example, small deficits in trust need not impair the functioning of a clinician's relationship with the patient, but may enable small improvements in adherence that prevent significant negative health  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-015-3502-4 pmid:26358284 pmcid:PMC4762813 fatcat:ardfofzru5b6xakt2khjanbyuu

Developing and testing an electronic medication administration monitoring device for community dwelling seniors: a feasibility study

Henry Yu-Hin Siu, Dee Mangin, Michelle Howard, David Price, David Chan
2017 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
This study provided details for further device development and evidence to support the need for a larger pilot study on the eDosette's impact on medication adherence.  ...  Based on the MARs from the 10 participants, the frequency of missed medication doses, the time of dose administration, and each participant's adherence rate for their prescribed medications could be determined  ...  Funding This study was funded in part by the Pilot Research Project Funding through the Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, and in part by TVN (Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0118-3 pmid:28168041 pmcid:PMC5286836 fatcat:p4hjlouzvnh4faxgwmy3fc6gy4

Impact of home spirometry on medication adherence among adolescents with cystic fibrosis

Aarti Shakkottai, Niko Kaciroti, Lauren Kasmikha, Samya Z. Nasr
2018 Pediatric Pulmonology  
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the impact of frequent home pulmonary function (PFT) monitoring on medication adherence among adolescents with CF.  ...  Hypothesis: We hypothesized that weekly home PFT monitoring will improve adherence while not significantly adding to the treatment burden.  ...  This was a prospective interventional study investigating the impact of frequent home PFT monitoring on medication adherence, perceptions of treatment burden, and health outcomes among adolescents with  ... 
doi:10.1002/ppul.23950 pmid:29457700 fatcat:lalb7xhrknhqpdbu4sjmfhqw6y

An In-home Advanced Robotic System to Manage Elderly Home-care Patients' Medications: A Pilot Safety and Usability Study

Pekka Rantanen, Timo Parkkari, Saija Leikola, Marja Airaksinen, Alan Lyles
2017 Clinical Therapeutics  
Purpose: We examined the safety profile and usability of an integrated advanced robotic device and telecare system to promote medication adherence for elderly home-care patients.  ...  The device delivered and patients retrieved medicine sachets for 99% of the alerts. All patients and 96% of nurses reported the device was easy to use.  ...  Parkkari is an employee of Clinius Ltd., a contract research organization (CRO) that provides support and services for medical device industry. P. Rantanen , T. Parkkari, and M.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2017.03.020 pmid:28433400 fatcat:vsuiuyfddnc27fr5h65a4b6klm

Electronic Monitoring and Feedback to Improve Adherence in Pediatric Asthma

Scott A. Spaulding, Katie A. Devine, Christina L. Duncan, Nevin W. Wilson, Mary Beth Hogan
2011 Journal of Pediatric Psychology  
Conclusions Results support the use of objective monitoring devices for assessing pediatric asthma patients' adherence and indicate that feedback from medical staff may improve and maintain medication  ...  Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of electronic monitoring and feedback to improve adherence in children taking daily asthma controller medications.  ...  ), coordination of data collection between home locations and clinics, and the medication-specific nature of the device (i.e., not applicable for all available asthma medications; Riekert & Rand, 2002  ... 
doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsr059 pmid:21852340 pmcid:PMC3935003 fatcat:7vzikbziondu5ilu6pfk4uqt6q

Investigating a TELEmedicine solution to improve MEDication adherence in chronic Heart Failure (TELEMED-HF): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Dionne Kessing, Johan Denollet, Jos Widdershoven, Nina Kupper
2011 Trials  
Patients in the intervention arm use the medication support device for six months in addition to usual care.  ...  A novel TELEmonitoring device may improve MEDication adherence in HF patients (TELEMED-HF).  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge Vitaphone Nederland B.V., the manufacturer of the Medication Adherence Support System, for the use of the MASS device (PICO ® ) along with expert  ... 
doi:10.1186/1745-6215-12-227 pmid:21999637 pmcid:PMC3213026 fatcat:t5nbkn2fmzdrvfosalei2sezym

Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring as an Adjunct to Medical Management of Bronchiectasis

Soontharee Congrete, Mark L. Metersky
2021 Life  
The limited resources and the practice of social distancing during the COVID pandemic create a paradigm shift in the utilization of telemedicine in healthcare.  ...  management of bronchiectasis, and describe our experience with telemedicine at the University of Connecticut Center for Bronchiectasis Care during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  The validation of the device is being investigated in an NIH-funded randomized control trial (Figure 1 ) [46] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/life11111196 pmid:34833072 pmcid:PMC8622988 fatcat:xw4slvazifh3bjulvqjqu2oqnq

Implementation of Medication Event Reminder Monitors among patients diagnosed with drug susceptible tuberculosis in rural Viet Nam: A qualitative study

Dorothy Drabarek, Nguyen T. Anh, Nguyen V. Nhung, Nguyen B. Hoa, Greg J. Fox, Sarah Bernays, Amrita Daftary
2019 PLoS ONE  
The aim of this formative study was to examine the way in which the Wisepill evriMED Medication Event Reminder Monitor (MERM) was used among outpatients with drug susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis.  ...  addressing the integral role of adherence behaviour.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the staff and study participants at Thanh Hoa District Lung Hospital and Yen Ding Clinic (Thanh Hoa province, Viet Nam).  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0219891 pmid:31329610 pmcid:PMC6645511 fatcat:qiaynm2pm5c7jfubkass6ppo5e

Mobile health and cardiac rehabilitation in older adults

John Bostrom, Greg Sweeney, Jonathan Whiteson, John A. Dodson
2019 Clinical Cardiology  
With the ubiquity of mobile devices, the availability of mobile health (mHealth) applications for cardiovascular disease (CVD) has markedly increased in recent years.  ...  In this review, we highlight the potential for mHealth uptake for older adults with CVD, with a particular focus on mHealth cardiac rehabilitation (mHealth-CR) and evidence being generated in this field  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Michael Natter, MD, for his illustration on the role of mHealth-CR in older adults ( Figure 1 ). Dr. John A.  ... 
doi:10.1002/clc.23306 pmid:31825132 pmcid:PMC7021651 fatcat:6oli25lupvga3bwa4js5q7ipfm

Medication Adherence Among Latino and Non-Latino White Children With Asthma

E. L. McQuaid, R. S. Everhart, R. Seifer, S. J. Kopel, D. K. Mitchell, R. B. Klein, C. A. Esteban, G. K. Fritz, G. Canino
2012 Pediatrics  
With family factors in the model, a substantial improvement in model fit occurred (Akaike Information Criterion change of 103.45).  ...  Multilevel models indicated that parental beliefs about medication necessity and family organization regarding medication use were significant predictors of adherence, even for families below the poverty  ...  Focusing on these issues has the potential to improve medication adherence in children with asthma from a range of different cultural backgrounds.  ... 
doi:10.1542/peds.2011-1391 pmid:22566417 pmcid:PMC3362901 fatcat:rrz3eu2c7vh3rjlxrrkhs475nu

Maintaining persistence and adherence with subcutaneous growth-hormone therapy in children: comparing jet-delivery and needle-based devices

Priti Bajaj, Helen Spoudeas, Nathan Sommerford
2014 Patient Preference and Adherence  
This study aimed to investigate how the use of a jet-delivery device, ZomaJet ® , impacts on medication-taking behaviors compared to needle-based devices.  ...  Data were evaluated for the period between January 2010 and December 2012 for 6,061 children receiving either Zomacton ® (somatropin) via the ZomaJet jet-delivery device or one of six brands of GH all  ...  The authors are grateful to Sue Whitten (Ferring Pharmaceuticals) and Matt Jones (formerly of Sciensus Ltd.) for their assistance with this study and manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s70019 pmid:25258519 pmcid:PMC4172194 fatcat:f23qoqprwvak3gwylcvwi2d4du

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Real-Time Adherence Device among HIV-Positive IDU Patients in China

Mary Bachman DeSilva, Allen L. Gifford, Xu Keyi, Zhong Li, Cheng Feng, Mohamad Brooks, Mark Harrold, Hu Yueying, Christopher J. Gill, Xie Wubin, Taryn Vian, Jessica Haberer (+2 others)
2013 AIDS Research and Treatment  
Ten patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) at the Guangxi CDC HIV clinic in Nanning, China, used Wisepill for one ART medication for one month.  ...  Although the technical components must be monitored carefully, and acceptability to patients presents challenges which warrant further exploration, the Wisepill device has potential for adherence interventions  ...  Finally, the authors thank the patients in Nanning who participated in this study and the entire staff of the Guangxi CDC STI/AIDS clinic in Nanning.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/957862 pmid:23956851 pmcid:PMC3730150 fatcat:olm5ffh735cthfyvekpovh3knq

Digital Health Applications in Heart Failure: a Critical Appraisal of Literature

Medhat Farwati, Haris Riaz, W. H. Wilson Tang
2021 Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine  
This review will provide the reader with a concise overview of the current digital health applications in HF, the main challenges to its use, and discuss the future of digital health for promoting care  ...  consistently improve outcomes and enhance care for HF patients.  ...  In a pilot randomized controlled trial of 29 patients, Hale et al. investigated the use of an innovative telehealth-based technology to improve medication adherence for HF patients [41] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11936-020-00885-z pmid:33488049 pmcid:PMC7812033 fatcat:z3evwpn42zaljgirdc5lufci7i

Medical device design for adolescent adherence and developmental goals: a case study of a cystic fibrosis physiotherapy device

Alexandra Lang, Jennifer Martin, John Crowe, Sarah Sharples
2014 Patient Preference and Adherence  
2rD, UK Tel +44 7921 912 376 email alexandra.lang@nottingham.ac.uk Purpose: This study investigates the psychosocial aspects of adolescent medical device use and the impact on adolescent adherence and  ...  It provides evidence to suggest that devices designed inclusively for adolescents may lead to improved adherence and also facilitate transition through the adolescent years and achievement of adolescent  ...  Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work. The contents of this paper have not been commissioned and have been externally peer reviewed.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s59423 pmid:24669187 pmcid:PMC3962322 fatcat:ugrevtvoxvc6hn4da4kg3oevka
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