Topic: Medication Adherence
The COVID-19 pandemic is widening disparities in medication adherence between patient populations, which could have major health implications.
Along with the weather and the latest news, consumers can now ask Amazon Alexa to tell them the side effects of certain drugs.
Globally, as many as 4 in 10 patients are harmed in primary and outpatient healthcare settings, with up to 80% of those medical errors preventable.
WellCare is partnering with digital health company Wellth to launch a new program to help Medicaid members better manage their hypertension.
Amazon is rolling out medication reminders as a new feature of its Alexa device in partnership with pharmacy chain Giant Eagle.
Pillo Health has partnered with Black+Decker to launch Pria, a robot assistant made to help with in-home adherence to medication.
Humana is teaming up with Aspen RxHealth to offer Medicare Advantage patients an app that connects them with pharmacists.
BCBSRI and Brown Emergency Medicine are teaming up on a pilot program that aims to reduce adverse drug events, particularly among seniors.
A Maryland cardiac practice has agreed to pay the federal government almost $400,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations of improper billing.
A recent study found that patients with diabetes and hypertension who use digital health activity trackers have better medication adherence.