Prescription Drugs

The West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline: challenges and lessons learned from running a remote quitline.

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Jan 30, 2012

The West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (WVPDAQ) is a resource that offers education and support to individuals and families affected by prescription drug abuse. The WVPDAQ began functioning September 11, 2008, through the use of mobile phone and laptop technology.

Mobile phone text messaging for pharmaceutical care in a hospital in China.

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Dec 02, 2008

We have developed a mobile pharmacy service system (MPSS) to deliver individualized pharmaceutical care via text messages sent to the mobile phones of patients.

Impact of a text messaging pilot program on patient medication adherence.

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May 14, 2012

BACKGROUND: Medication nonadherence is a well-recognized challenge associated with poor health outcomes and increased utilization of health care resources.