Medication adherence apps

The following medication adherence apps have been reviewed.

App name Description User score Clinical score Technical score
eMedsMate

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An app aimed at anyone wanting to keep track of their medicines and when to take them.  pending  ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
Medisafe Meds & Pill Reminder undefined An app aimed at anyone wanting to keep track of their medicines and when to take them.  pending  ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
MyTherapy Meds & Pill Reminder An app aimed at anyone wanting to keep track of their medicines and when to take them. *This app is awaiting clinical and user reviews. If you are interested in helping with reviews, contact sandra@healthnavigator.org.nz

References

The following references relate to articles about apps for medication adherence.

  1. Haase J, Farris KB, Dorsch MP. Mobile Applications to Improve Medication Adherence. Telemed J E Health. 2016 Jun 1
  2. Nguyen E, Bugno L, Kandah C, et al. Is There a Good App for That? Evaluating m-Health Apps for Strategies That Promote Pediatric Medication Adherence. Telemed J E Health. 2016 Apr 12 
  3. Davies MJ, Kotadia A, Mughal H, et al. The attitudes of pharmacists, students and the general public on mHealth applications for medication adherence. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2015 Oct-Dec;13(4):644.
  4. Becker S, Brandl C, Meister S, et al. Demographic and health related data of users of a mobile application to support drug adherence is associated with usage duration and intensity. PLoS One. 2015 Jan 28;10(1)
  5. DiDonato KL, Liu Y, Lindsey CC, et al. Community pharmacy patient perceptions of a pharmacy-initiated mobile technology app to improve adherence. Int J Pharm Pract. 2015 Oct;23(5):309-19.
  6. Heldenbrand S, Martin BC, Gubbins PO, et al. Assessment of medication adherence app features, functionality, and health literacy level and the creation of a searchable Web-based adherence app resource for health care professionals and patients. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2016 May-Jun;56(3):293-302.
  7. Lindsey Dayer, Seth Heldenbrand, Paul Anderson, et al. Smartphone medication adherence apps: Potential benefits to patients and providers. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2013 Mar-Apr; 53(2): 172–181