Do you take at least one prescription medication to treat high blood pressure or a heart condition? Are you aged 18-45? You may be able to participate in an online research study to help better understand how people manage their medications at home. Participation involves one online video session that will be recorded. Compensation provided.
Taking medications correctly can be a challenge. The purpose of this study is to better understand how people manage their medications at home. Researchers hope their findings lead to better ways to help people take their medications as prescribed.
COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?
- Ages 18-45
- Diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension) and/or a heart condition such as heart failure, angina, and arrhythmia
- Take at least one prescription medication to treat your high blood pressure or heart condition
- Have internet access and have a device with video (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone) at home
WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT
Participation involves completing a questionnaire and taking part in one online video interview from your home that will be recorded. During the interview, participants will be asked to identify how they manage their medications and show the location where their medication is stored.
IRB:STUDY19120192 - Understanding In-Home Prescription Medication Adherence Behaviors
MEET THE RESEARCHERS
Jacob Biehl, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Dr. Biehl’s research interests include the intersection of systems and human computer interaction (HCI).
Ravi Patel, PharmD, is the Lead Innovation Advisor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. Dr. Patel is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.