Effect of a pharmacy-based health literacy intervention and patient characteristics on medication refill adherence in an urban health system.

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BACKGROUND Limited health literacy is associated with poor understanding of medication instructions and may be related to medication adherence. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a 3-part intervention (automated telephone reminder calls to refill prescriptions, picture prescription card, and clear health communication training for pharmacists) intended to increase… (More)
DOI: 10.1345/aph.1M328

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@article{Gazmararian2010EffectOA, title={Effect of a pharmacy-based health literacy intervention and patient characteristics on medication refill adherence in an urban health system.}, author={Julie A. Gazmararian and Kara L. Jacobson and Yi Pan and Brian Schmotzer and Sunil Kripalani}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={2010}, volume={44 1}, pages={80-7} }