TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ – A 2014 pilot program for patients with chronic diseases by Green Shield Canada (GSC) and MEMOTEXT Corp. has revealed some new facts about non-adherence to medication. Compiled into “The Importance of Sticking to it” whitepaper, data from the Stick2It program shows that a […]
Looking back on MEMOTEXT’s accomplishments this fall
Posted on December 2, 2015 by Noah Nemoy
This autumn has been an exciting time for MEMOTEXT. In September our Founder and President Amos Adler had the opportunity to be a main stage speaker at Stanford Medicine X 2015. Presenting the abstract: “Using Disparate Data to Personalize Digital Health Behavior Change Interventions” Amos rocked the crowd explaining the MEMOTEXT methodology. He had a fantastic time at the event and the “Cat pics + health data = behavior change” line got a substantial amount of press coverage.
Posted on November 05, 2015 by Noah Nemoy
Medication Compliance is one of the biggest costs to worldwide healthcare systems. 50% of all patients do not take their medication as prescribed and this costs the U.S. healthcare system alone $290 billion per year. That’s a pretty massive figure that can be interpreted in several ways.
We can start by breaking down that $290 billion to show exactly how low compliance rates create such a huge cost:
Posted on October 02, 2015 by Amos Adler
Keywords: #MedXHangover #EmpathyX #MedXorcism, #ActionX
So I’m currently suffering from what’s known as #MedXHangover. Its real, I assure you. Fortunately I don’t have #SyndromeX, a condition associated with attending uncomfortable doctor-patient simulations to simulate uncomfortable doctor-patient interactions.
Posted on September 30, 2015 by Bill Simpson
As the Director of Scientific Development for MEMOTEXT I am honoured to have been invited to speak at this year’s Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) annual conference. The 2015 conference runs from Annual Conference October 1st – 3rd in Vancouver, British Columbia. I will be speaking at the “A clinician’s guide to mental health apps.” symposium on Thursday, October 1st at 10:15 PST. The focus of my contribution will be on mHealth and its capacity to affect positive behavioural change.
Abstract: “Using Disparate Data to Personalize Digital Health Behavior Change Interventions” to be presented at conference main stage
Toronto, ON September 16, 2015 – MEMOTEXT is pleased to announce that our Founder and President Amos Adler will be a main stage speaker at Stanford Medicine X 2015. Running from September 23-27 in the heart of Silicon Valley, Medicine X is a catalyst for sharing new ideas on the intersection of healthcare and emerging technologies. Hosted by Stanford University, Medicine X brings together both business and academia for a 4 day conversation on the future of healthcare.
How MEMOTEXT helps you achieve it
Posted on October 13, 2015 by Noah Nemoy
If you’re an American health care provider or are involved in digital health, odds are you’ve been hearing a lot about Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 3 in recent years. But what is it exactly? Why does it matter? And while we’re at it, what is MU Stages 1 and 2?
MEMOTEXT Founder and President Amos Adler to Present at Stanford Medicine X 2015
Posted on July 23, 2015 by Noah Nemoy
MEMOTEXT is pleased to announce that our President and Founder Amos Adler will be speaking at Stanford Medicine X 2015! Running from September 23-27 in the heart of Silicon Valley, Medicine X is a catalyst for sharing new ideas on the intersection of healthcare and emerging technologies. Hosted by Stanford University, Medicine X brings together both business and academia for a 4 day conversation on the future of healthcare.
MEMOTEXT is named by HIT Consultant as one of the Top 20 Canadian Digital Health Technology Start-Ups to Watch
Posted on July 23, 2015 by Noah Nemoy
Earlier this month HIT Consultant, released their list of the Top 20 Canadian digital health companies to lookout for. The companies on the list were selected for their potential for growth and represented disparate areas of digital health, including digital health solutions, diagnostics, and patient centred care. MEMOTEXT managed to not only make the Top 20, but was also one of the Top 10 digital health start-ups in Eastern Canada, and the only company of the 20 with an exclusive focus on patient adherence.
Director of Scientific Development Bill Simpson unveils our new BAM adherence metric
Posted on June 26, 2015 by Bill Simpson
2 weeks ago MEMOTEXT had the privilege of presenting our new Balanced Adherence Metric (BAM) at the inaugural Science of Medication Adherence Conference (SMA2015), hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing.