April 18, 2018
As the opioid epidemic continues to make its mark on the nation, healthcare professionals, innovators, and government officials are trying to come up with solutions. An article recently published in NEJM Catalyst suggests that using a texting system could help reduce opioid relapses, as well as keep costs down.
The article — which was coauthored by Epharmix's chief medical officer, a Preferred...
November 27, 2017
International accelerator program Startupbootcamp has announced 13 companies that will comprise the 2018 class of its sole US-based program, Digital Health Miami. The cohort includes patient management platforms, cognitive function monitors, and adherence improvement offerings, among others.
The accelerator participants were selected from a pool of 300 applicants, with the final selection made...
May 16, 2017
Correction: The original version of this story misstated the study population.
Improving medication adherence is on the wish list of many healthcare stakeholders. Given the multitude of reasons why people don’t stick with their prescriptions, there isn’t just one successful modality to improve their adherence.
But a small study suggests using text messages to engage in two-way communication with...