Users wearing either the LG Android Wear, Samsung Gear Live or Moto 360 smartwatches, who also have the MediSafe medication management solution installed on their Android smartphone or tablet, will automatically have a MediSafe "wearable app" loaded on their Android Wear and begin receiving medication reminders on their smartwatch when it's time to take scheduled doses. They have a choice to record taking doses two different ways: "Shake to Take" - Users simply rotate their wrists left-to-right Swipe and Tap - Users swipe-left on their reminder and tap once to confirm
In either scenario, the data is seamlessly transferred to the MediSafe app on their smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth, where it becomes part of their full medication adherence file they can export and email securely to their personal healthcare providers in between office visits.
"Android Wear brings MediSafe one step closer to patients - something central to our mission of connecting patients and healthcare providers for constant, two-way communication around medication management," said MediSafe CEO Omri 'Bob' Shor. "We're thrilled to be the first wearable medication management solution, and very grateful to
MediSafe also welcomes partnerships with sensor-based wearables, which would allow it to incorporate vital health statistics, like users' blood glucose levels, steps taken per day and sleep patterns, with its own data for when users took their medications, plus users' reported feelings - to give physicians a more complete picture of patients' lives. With this data all in one place, physicians gain the ability to make more informed decisions about patients.
Today's Android Wear integration broadens MediSafe's existing platform, which includes branded versions for hospitals, electronic medical/health records systems (EMR, EHR) and HMOs that send patients medication reminders via the web or SMS - in addition to its flagship mobile app, which was first to sync medication reminders among families' and caregivers' mobile devices.
MediSafe's one-of-a-kind 'virtual pillbox' user interface has made it both the top-rated and most-downloaded medication management tool in Google Play and iTunes. Earlier this month, MediSafe won the prestigious Qualcomm Ventures QPrize 2014 over 1,200 international startups, receiving an investment prize of
MediSafe has been downloaded for free in Google Play and the iTunes
Keywords for this news article include: Pharmaceuticals, Drugs, Android, Therapy, MediSafe, Methyltestosterone.
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