Journal Article

A call for a systems-thinking approach to medication adherence: stop blaming the patient.

Lauffenburger JC, Choudhry NK. JAMA internal medicine. 2018;178:950-951.

Systems thinking has been applied to address various underlying conditions that contribute to medical errors. This commentary discusses factors that affect patient medication nonadherence and suggests that a systems thinking approach can enable reliable patient use of prescription medications.