Identifying eHealth Opportunities to Support Medication Adherence - Findings of a Focus Group Study

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dc.contributor.author Gu, Yulong en
dc.contributor.author Kennely, J en
dc.contributor.author Warren, James en
dc.contributor.author Ahn, AB en
dc.contributor.author Harwood, Matire en
dc.contributor.author Neuwelt, Patricia en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-29T01:52:22Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-01 en
dc.identifier.citation Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 223:150-157 Jan 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0926-9630 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32355 en
dc.description.abstract The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among New Zealand (NZ) indigenous people (Māori) is well recognized. A major challenge to CVD risk management is to improve adherence to long-term medications.To elicit patients' and providers' perspectives on how to support Māori with high CVD risk and low medication adherence to achieve better adherence.Analysis of electronic health records (EHR) of four NZ general practices identified medication adherence status of Māori patients with high CVD risk (≥15%, 5-year). A random sample of these patients participated in focus group discussions on barriers to long-term medication adherence. Their primary care providers also participated in separate focus groups on the same topic.A range of factors are identified influencing adherence behaviour, including patient's medication knowledge, patient-doctor communication effectiveness and cost.Analysis of barriers to medication adherence in primary care suggests opportunities for health information technology to improve adherence, including patient education, decision support, clinician training and self-service facilities. en
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dc.language eng en
dc.publisher IOS Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Studies in Health Technology and Informatics en
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dc.title Identifying eHealth Opportunities to Support Medication Adherence - Findings of a Focus Group Study en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.3233/978-1-61499-645-3-150 en
pubs.begin-page 150 en
pubs.volume 223 en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors and IOS Press en
dc.identifier.pmid 27139398 en
pubs.end-page 157 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 527245 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Gen.Practice& Primary Hlthcare en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id School of Computer Science en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-03-29 en
pubs.dimensions-id 27139398 en


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