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A Spoonful of Sugar: Developing a Medication – Reminder App

  • February 2015

Sticking to a health regimen means remembering to take prescribed medications. But studies of medication adherence show that patients often fail to stay with the program. A prescription drug survey published by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) revealed that nearly 50 percent of consumers said they forgot to take a prescribed medication, while 24 percent said they took less than the recommended dosage.

Against this backdrop, MEMOTEXT, a company focused on medication- and treatment-compliance programs, offers a medication-adherence service that issues reminders to a patient’s mobile phone, tablet, PC or landline. The service is offered in more than 26 countries.

We spoke to Amos Adler, founder and president of MEMOTEXT, about how the system works and what it was like developing for the growing healthcare app market.

Read more: A Spoonful of Sugar: Developing a Medication-Reminder App http://www.digitalinnovationgazette.com/blog/medication_reminder_healthcare_app_market/index.html#ixzz3GtLLyMGh
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