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Table EDirect comparisons of medication adherence intervention components: strength of evidence summary table

Clinical ConditionInterventionComparatorNumberMedication AdherenceMortalityBiomarkersMorbidityQuality of LifeHealth Care Utilization
Asthma72Shared decisionmakingClinician decisionmaking1Benefit: low SOENo evidenceBenefit: low SOEInsufficientNo benefit: low SOENo benefit: low SOE
Heart failure65Telephone remindersVideo reminders1InsufficientNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidence
Diabetes39Decision aids delivered by clinicianDecision aids delivered by research staff1InsufficientNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidence
Multiple chronic conditions50Nurse case management with telemonitoring and high-intensity educationNurse case management with telemonitoring and low-intensity education1InsufficientNo evidenceNot applicableNo evidenceNo evidenceNo evidence

Abbreviation: SOE = strength of evidence.

From: Executive Summary

Cover of Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness)
Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness).
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 208.4.
Viswanathan M, Golin CE, Jones CD, et al.

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