1. Better communication and shared decision-making improve adherence and asthma outcome

2. Health literacy is a strong predictor of a person’s health, more so than age, income, employment status, education level, and race

3. Providing feedback and monitoring is a powerful behavioral strategy that improved adherence to electronic metered dose inhaler (MDI) or electronic pharmacy record

4. Interactive voice response via reminder and education calls improved adherence with steroid inhaler that was approximately one-third higher than a control group