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MedX 2017 recap: Innovation and the path to Universal Health Coverage

Health care systems face ever-growing challenges: widening inequalities, emerging infectious and environmental risks, the rise of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and ageing populations. Universal health coverage (UHC) is a goal “to ensure that all people obtain the health services they need without suffering financial hardship when paying for them.” When trying to discuss big issues like

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MEMOTEXT announces collaboration with Mass General to create a digital health intervention for parents of children with ADHD

MEMOTEXT, a company specializing in developing and delivering personalized digital health interventions, today announced a collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to   create a text-messaging-based program that can help address the issue of medication adherence in  children with attention deficit /hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  The collaboration aims to advance and make available to patients and families

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Join our newly formed Value-Based Digital Health Working Group

There is much talk about the need to embrace digital health solutions as one of the key strategies needed to successfully compete in a transformed value-driven healthcare delivery environment but what are the detailed mechanisms by which we can facilitate this change. In this working-group we want to define the success metrics in greater detail

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UBC and MEMOTEXT collaborate on a support text message program for pregnant women in B.C.

Optimal Birth BC, a partnership between academic researchers from UBC and provincial health authorities, have launched a research program to examine the effectiveness and scalability of a prenatal education program delivered by text messaging for expectant women in BC.  The study will include all pregnant women with a specific focus on increasing accessibility to women

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My Bot helps me with my mascara, but can she also take care of my health?

Co-written by Amos Adler (MEMOTEXT) and Donna Hui (ARIAD HEALTH/BLUESPIRE), February 6, 2017 First there was Eliza. Developed in the 60s, Eliza was a psychotherapist bot that would recognize keywords as they were typed, mirror them back to the user – and then ask how he or she felt about what they were typing. It

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MEMOTEXT, STI and Allergan launch integrated Restasis® digital patient support program

Allergan Inc. has partnered with STI Technologies Limited and MEMOTEXT to launch the Restasis® treatment support pilot program: a digital health patient adherence and support program aimed at improving medication adherence for patients with dry eye. The pilot program was first launched in the province of Ontario and has recently been expanded to include the

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Ohio State University and MEMOTEXT continue their digital health partnership

Ohio State University and MEMOTEXT Corporation have collaborated on a number of different research studies together. Lisa Militello, a post-doctoral researcher is a firm believer that the dynamic simplicity of text messages can support children and families through the process of positive behavior change.  Delivering optimally timed messages that communicate knowledge or skills in a

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The Hard Truth of Patient Engagement: Realizations from Stanford’s MedicineX…

I’ve now recovered from my #MedXhangover. The term commonly used to refer to the general malaise that the majority of attendees experience once they return to real-life after spending three days living within the confines of Stanford MedicineX (MedX) community. MedX is not your average run-of-the-mill healthcare conference. MedX is different. It tries and succeeds

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HPTN and MEMOTEXT collaborate on integrated care communications platform

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) has launched a research study examining the feasibility and scalability of an integrated, enhanced, case manager care strategy to attain and maintain viral suppression among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States. The study is being conducted in four US cities with 356 participants

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MEMOTEXT @MedX: Using personalized digital health behavior change to manage asthma

  MEMOTEXT is returning to Stanford MedX!  On Sunday September 18 @ 11:00AM come and visit us in the lower lobby. We will be presenting our poster entitled: Using personalized digital health behavior change to manage asthma.Check out our abstract below and hopefully we’ll see you there!  If you can’t make it, let us know. We’ll

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