Saturday, January 10, 2015

Why Technology May Not Fix The Medication Adherence Problem

I'd wager that improved adherence -- and a range of other health benefits -- are ultimately more likely to be achieved not by clever apps and wireless gadgets, but rather by an empathetic physician who understands, listens, and is trusted by her patients -- assuming, of course, she can develop these relationships within the constraints of episodic fifteen minute encounters.

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