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Study, Question: Does use of a smartphone application (app) improve self-reported adherence to antihypertensive medications and blood pressure control?

April 16, 2018

Association of a Smartphone Application With Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure ControlThe MedISAFE-BP Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Intern Med. Published online April 16, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0447

Conclusions and Relevance  Among individuals with poorly controlled hypertension, patients randomized to use a smartphone app had a small improvement in self-reported medication adherence but no change in systolic blood pressure compared with controls.

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