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Comment & Response
August 2016

Text Messaging and Medication Adherence—Do We Have a Missed Call?

Author Affiliations
  • 1School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(8):1226-1227. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3609

To the Editor We read the Original Investigation by Thakkar et al1 and the Invited Commentary by Nieuwlaat et al2 in a recent issue of JAMA Internal Medicine with great enthusiasm. Focusing on the second largest unsolved gap in health care and showing promisingly positive effects of short message service (SMS)-based interventions in improving the odds of medication adherence are important aspects of this research.

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