Transplant Regimen Adherence for Kidney Recipients by Engaging Information Technologies: The TAKE IT Trial

Project: Research project

Description

Poor adherence to prescribed medication costs the U.S. healthcare system an estimated $300 billion annually due to increased health services use resulting from less effective treatment or adverse events. In the context of kidney transplantation, this problem affects 1 in 3 kidney recipients, jeopardizing their transplant and overall health. Interventions are urgently needed to help kidney transplant recipients adhere to complex medication regimens, while aiding health systems in routinely monitoring these patients to respond earlier to potential problems.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date4/4/173/31/21

Funding

  • National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (5R01DK110172-03)

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Technology
Transplants
Kidney
Health
Physiologic Monitoring
Kidney Transplantation
Health Services
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
Therapeutics
Transplant Recipients