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Strategies to Overcome Medication Nonadherence—Reply

Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH1; Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH2; Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD1
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1Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
2Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
JAMA. 2014;311(16):1693-1694. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.1607.
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In Reply As stated in our Viewpoint, the problem of medication nonadherence is often multifactorial, and there is no universal formula that will resolve adherence issues for every patient in every situation. The key is to identify characteristics and situations making patients vulnerable for medication nonadherence and subsequently provide a personalized program to address specific needs in the mode and time that will be most effective to motivate adherence.


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April 23, 2014
Sharon Glave Frazee, PhD, MPH; David J. Muzina, MD; Robert F. Nease, PhD
1Express Scripts Holding Company, St Louis, Missouri
JAMA. 2014;311(16):1693. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.1760.
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