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New Healthcare App Makes Medication Management Simple
iPharmacy, Blaze Mobile and iRetainRx Team Up for Healthcare App and NFC Smarter Sticker.
According to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), hospital readmissions can be reduced by improving communication between patients and care providers. A new MedPAC report states that two-thirds of hospitals will be fined as a result of higher-than-
iPharmacy utilizes NFC technology to communicate with medical containers and devices. Any smartphone or tablet computer can instantly become NFC-enabled once an NFC Smart Sticker™ is affixed. “We did not want to force people to buy something new to use our service, so we found a partner in Blaze Mobile whose NFC Smart Sticker™ enables any smartphone or tablet to work with our medical treatment management tools. Enabling people to use their phone to buy medicine and other items is a really cool and convenient added bonus,” states Dr. Parpart.
Michelle Fisher, CEO and founder of Blaze Mobile adds, “people know Blaze as a mobile payments company, but our new NFC Smart Stickers™ can do so much more like enable patients to automatically transmit real-time data on their weight, blood pressure or insulin levels to their doctors. Doctors can use this data to adjust their meds or treatment so that the patient doesn’t end up in the ER. We are extremely happy to be working with our partners on these life-changing solutions.”
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About Blaze Mobile
Blaze Mobile develops innovative mobile commerce, healthcare, banking and advertising solutions that enable secure, convenient, cost-effective transactions and promotions from the mobile device.. The patented Blaze Mobile Wallet provides secure, fast and easy contactless purchases, banking at 8,000+ financial institutions, ticketing, loyalty cards, coupons, medical Id and drug adherence, and much more. The Blaze mobile wallet that works with any cell phone as well as NFC-enabled mobile devices Blaze was recently awarded a patent for the NFC payment sticker they invented in 2006 which is 100% agnostic – effectively bringing NFC capabilities to any mobile device. The second generation payment sticker invented by Blaze Mobile, or NFC Smart Stickers™, work without the need of a carrier signal or WIFI, bringing mobile payments, and real-time account access to anyone, whether on a plane, train, underground or anywhere else. The Blaze Mobile Advertising Network enables companies to target specific mobile advertisements and promotions to their most important customers, delivering unparalleled and targeted marketing and branding capabilities. Blaze Mobile applications are available through Apple iTunes, T-Mobile, AT&T, and NTelos. For more information, please visit www.blazemobile.com.
iRetainRx is a solution offering of Socially Relevant Technology, an award-winning cloud and mobile technology company specializing in medication adherence. The iRetainRx cloud and mobile medication adherence platform, is designed to enable healthcare organization, including Patient-Centered Medical Homes, community pharmacies and manufacturers to provide patients with interactive medication communication across clinical settings and multiple screens. It helps health care companies cut costs associated with poor medication adherence and enables consistent patient engagement before, during & after doctor visits and pharmacy refills. This robust, yet easy-to-implement medication adherence solution provides features to enhance clinical encounters developed and tested by the American Pharmacists Association, and delivers effective Patient-Centered medication education, outreach and support between clinical encounters. iRetainRx also provides easy-to-use mobile applications and social technology to optimize patient and caregiver adoption and ongoing engagement. A Prize Winner and Semi-Finalist in the Sanofi US Innovation Challenge, iRetainRx was recognized as a good friend, and a meaningful business tool that helps treatment plan adherence and optimize patient outcomes.