Improving Medication Adherence: A Physician’s Perspective (continued)
By Dr. Danny Sands “I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be better for mankind-and all the worse for the fishes.” Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. American physician, writer, poet from Address to Massachusetts Medical Society, 1860 MuchRead more.
Thanks for saving a life – a letter to Medisafe
Dear Medisafe, My wife, Helen is going through a cancer treatment and just the sheer amount of medication is mind boggling. Your App helps us keep track of all the doses, types and times. So thank you for that. I wanted to share a life-saving story: Helen was prescribed a steroid for her cancer treatmentRead more.
The Challenge of Medication Adherence: A Physician’s Perspective
By Dr. Danny Sands As a primary care physician, I have a number of tools at my disposal. Coaching around lifestyle management and helping rectify social barriers to achieving optimal health are always my first choice. Sometimes referrals are needed for surgical or other types of interventions and often to my mental health colleagues. ButRead more.
New on iPhones: Daily Timeline View
Tap here for Android instructions We’re excited to show off this major update in our latest iOS release (5.8 and above), which brings together many suggestions from our community of users — including a new timeline view instead of the standard pillbox view. The timeline upgrade showed overall significant results and positive feedback from ourRead more.
Now on Android: Set up Weekend Mode
Exciting news for your weekend life on Medisafe for Android: Set up special weekend hours for your notifications so you can sleep in and relax! This new feature came from users who wanted to sleep in on weekends and not get those early morning wake-up notifications! What Weekend Mode Does: You set the earliest hourRead more.
The Best Bipolar Apps of 2018
Recently, Medisafe had the honor of being selected as one of Healthline’s Best Bipolar Apps of 2018! We’re thrilled to be recognized for our work and honored to keep supporting the bipolar community. Check out their blog, and additional resources below: We’ve [Healthline] selected these apps based on their quality, user reviews, and overall reliability asRead more.
Medisafer Story: Lucy
Meet Lucy! She is a long time Medisafer and a recent University of Virgina grad, still based in Virginia. In her last year of college she went from being a member of the marching band and training for a 10K, to experiencing fainting spells for seemingly no reason. Worried that the situation might be aRead more.
New on Android: Improved Reminder Screens
We’re excited to show off our latest Android release (8.0 and above), which brings together many suggestions from our community of users — including more information in our reminder screens and easier ways to see previous meds that were missed. These updates were first reviewed by our beta community of testers that saw the releaseRead more.
What is Ehlers-Danlos syndromes?
In honor of EDS Awareness month, we wanted to highlight a condition that affects members of our Medisafe community. The following is information from The Ehlers-Danlos Society. More information is available on their website here. The Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of connective tissue disorders that can be inherited and are varied both in howRead more.
Medisafer Story: Ashley
Meet Ashley chatting with us from her home in Iowa, Ashley discussed being diagnosed as ADHD as a kid and how she struggled for 15 years to figure out how to stay on track with her Ritalin, which she needs to take every four hours. That is, until she found Medisafe. What was it likeRead more.