Study: Patient Portal Helps Boost Rx Drug Adherence
Patients with diabetes who refilled their prescription cholesterol drugs using a patient portal improved their medication adherence by 6%, according to Kaiser Permanente study conducted in Northern California. The study also found that such patients improved their cholesterol levels.
- "Diabetic Portal Users Take Their Meds, Lower Cholesterol" (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 1/7).
- "Use of the Refill Function Through an Online Patient Portal is Associated With Improved Adherence to Statins in an Integrated Health System" (Kaiser Permanente study, 12/26/13).