Digital tools for improving medication adherence

D. I. Nozdrachev, K. A. Zamyatin, E. O. Taratukhin
2019 Russian Journal of Cardiology  
The article discusses ways to improve medication adherence using electronic devices. Applications for medication monitoring, currently available in the Russianlanguage Internet segment for Android OS devices in the Google Play Store is analyzed. For analysis, the main functional characteristics, determined by representative reviews of applications, and classification are given; selected applications were tested for core functions. The main features of Russian-language segment applications are
more » ... applications are established: insufficient Russian language support, high application versatility, frequent advertising, and the relative simplicity of most applications. Only a relatively small number of applications have a wide range of specific functions. In addition, research data is provided on the effectiveness of using applications to improve medication adherence and prognosis. A practitioner ability to increase medication adherence is raised with the implementation of functional programs that are consistent with the aims.
doi:10.15829/1560-4071-2019-12-96-102 fatcat:q5nsr3wq4za27dois3c7c3miey