To the Editor In an Original Investigation in a recent issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Dr Choudhry and colleagues1 evaluated the effectiveness of 3 low-cost reminder devices on medication adherence. While the study1 is highly rational when viewed from the medical model of disability, at its core this study is about the effectiveness of assistive technology intervention.2 From this perspective, the study loses its coherence.
Schwartz JK, Foster A, Smith RO. Effects of Reminder Devices on Medication Adherence—An Assistive Technology Perspective. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(10):1540–1541. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3996
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