LAKE MARY, Fla. – April 29, 2013 – To more accurately reflect its evolving portfolio of services and markets served, CueScript has been renamed VUCA Health. The company, which provides patient engagement solutions including on-demand prescription-specific videos and other value-added services, also announced the formation of an Advisory Board to guide future growth.
Rx30 to Leverage MedsOnCue to Provide On-Demand Prescription-Specific Videos, Patient Engagement Services to Thousands of Independent Pharmacies
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (April 16, 2013) – VUCAHealth, which provides patient engagement solutions that deliver on-demand prescription-specific videos and other value-added services designed to engage patients and strengthen customer relationships, announced today that Rx30, the leader in independent pharmacy management software, will distribute the innovative MedsOnCue solution to its client base of thousands of community pharmacies.
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After spending years as a pharmacist, one Central Florida man had an “ah hah” moment, creating a way for people to better understand prescriptions. David Medvedeff thought medicine bottles needed a little upgrade, so he’s taking on the challenge.
VUCAHealth Extends the Provider, Impacts Medication Misuse with Innovative On-Demand Prescription-Specific Information Videos and Patient Engagement Services
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (Feb. 5, 2013) – Poor health literacy and low medication adherence are significant contributing factors to the 177,000 deaths each year from medication misuse and errors. Indeed, as many as half of all patients fail to follow proper use instructions and 60% are unable to identify their prescribed medications.
An elderly woman sent home from the hospital develops a life-threatening infection because she doesn’t understand the warning signs listed in the discharge instructions. A man flummoxed by an intake form in a doctor’s office reflexively writes “no” to every question because he doesn’t understand what is being asked. A young mother pours a drug that is supposed to be taken by mouth into her baby’s ear, perforating the eardrum. And a man in his 70s preparing for his first colonoscopy uses a suppository as directed, but without first removing it from the foil packet.
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People accustomed to nagging from doctors and family members that they’re not taking their medications properly may get some help from an unlikely source. New designs for drug packages and plans for labels that are easier to understand aim to help people stick to their drug regimens.