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Medication Adherence

OIG OKs Free Phones in mHealth Project Targeting Medication Adherence

February 5, 2019 - Federal officials have given the green light to a digital health company’s plan to loan free smartphones to patients enrolled in an mHealth project tracking medication adherence. The Office of the Inspector General issued the ruling last month in favor of the unidentified virtual care company, an affiliate of a global pharmaceutical corporation. The company plans to give the...

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mHealth Study: Caregivers Want Medication Management Help

by Eric Wicklund

New research indicates medication management apps are a high priority for caregivers – but few are actually using them. A study by Parks Associates finds that 11 percent of today’s caregivers are using mHealth tools that...

Digital Reminders May Help Transplant Patients Remember Their Medications

by Eric Wicklund

Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina are using a $1 million grant to determine if digital medication reminders can save lives. The lives in question are those of kidney transplant patients, who take, on average, 15...


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