DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE) – (February 11, 2015) – Vivify Health (Vivify), already a premier provider of Remote Care Management solutions, is rapidly expanding educational content to increase health literacy and improve medication compliance. Vivify combines the video content from both VUCA Health and Blausen Medical libraries into a dynamic patient experience.
Author: Kim Russo, PharmD BCPS, Chief Clinical Officer, VUCA Health
Over the last several years, a number of organizations have recognized the serious issue with health literacy and patient communication, correctly identifying the complexity of health information and the difficultly with navigating the healthcare system as the root cause of the problem.
Old and New Merge as Bradenton’s Oldest Pharmacy Adopts VUCA Health’s Cutting Edge MedsOnCue Patient Engagement Technology
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (September 25, 2014) – VUCA Health announced today that its MedsOnCue technology is being used at Pelot’s Pharmacy in Bradenton, Fla., helping the city’s oldest pharmacy provide its patients with an innovative 21st century solution to the long-standing challenge of medication education and health literacy.
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (August 26, 2014) – VUCA Health announced today that Cardinal Health has named its MedsOnCue as one of its Best Retail Pharmacy Practices in its 2014 Best Practice Guide, as demonstrated by its use in Hobbs Pharmacy. Hobbs noted in the guide that it has received great feedback from the program, especially from mothers learning about antibiotics for their children.
Author: David Medvedeff, PharmD, MBA, CEO, VUCA Health
From Consumer Reports to peer reviewed journals, a number of studies have shown that less than 25% of patients actually read the education sheets they receive with their prescription medications—and far fewer actually understand the information those leaflets contain. While there is no hard data on the fate of the patient education sheets that go unread, it’s a safe bet that the majority of them wind up in the trash or shoved in a drawer.
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Posted July 22nd, 2014, on app.com
(Abstract) Since January, the pharmacy at Ocean Medical Center in Brick has been placing QR codes on prescriptions that, once scanned with smart devices, direct patients to videos about their prescriptions. QR codes in the prescription bottles link patients to educational videos about the prescription. The ambulatory pharmacy at Ocean Medical Center offers prescriptions to patients who are being discharged as well as the hospitals team members.
Orlando, FL, July 15, 2014 – Mevesi, Inc. has engaged in a partnership with VUCA Health. This integration provides Mevesi users who are using Population Management Solution with the ability to include educational videos that inform patients about their medications.
Mevesi Population Management Solution includes adherence monitoring capabilities like no other, providing pharmacies the ability to quickly identify patients and take a call to action. With this integration, pharmacies are provided with the ability to send emails & SMS with a link that has content to inform patients about medications. Pharmacists have flexibility to disseminate content to a patient in an automated fashion.
Spartanburg, SC (June 10, 2014) – QS/1 is partnering with VUCA Health to offer on-demand prescription-specific videos, as well as other services to engage patients and strengthen customer relationships.
QS/1 pharmacies will be able to print QR codes on prescription labels that link to thousands of videos in the MedsOnCue library. The videos help patients review how to take their medications safely with easy to understand information on potential side effects and how to limit any avoidable reactions.
VUCA Health’s Video Library to Integrate with RefillRx Connect, Deliver On-Demand Prescription-Specific Videos to Pharmacy Patients
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (May 13, 2014) – VUCA Health announced today that RefillRx Connect, a customizable website management system that enables pharmacies to cost-effectively offer patients online refills, will utilize its medication video library to enhance customization and improve medication adherence and care outcomes. In doing so, pharmacies that utilize RefillRx Connect will be given access to thousands of prescription-specific videos that can easily be accessed by patients based on their individual medication profiles.
LAKE MARY, Fla. – (April 15, 2014) – VUCA Health has been named a finalist in the 6th Annual Triple Tree iAwards for Connected Health, which recognizes exceptional companies that are demonstrating innovation in healthcare by developing solutions that leverage mobile, wireless, social or cloud-based delivery models. As a finalist, VUCA Health will be featured at the 9th annual Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) 2014 Convergence Summit, taking place May 14-16, 2014 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego.