Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: “Nudging” Heart Patients to Take Their Statins Leads to Better Medication Adherence and Better Patient Outcomes

Newswise image In a new study presented to heart specialists from around the world, researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City found that simple "nudges" in the form of texts, emails and phone calls, not only help patients fill that first statin prescription, but also continue to help them take their medications over the long term.