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Medisafe Partners with American Healthcare Consulting Firm Lash

Medisafe Partners with American Healthcare Consulting Firm Lash

Lash will combine Medisafe's mobile drug compliance application into its current service programs, to help patients adhere to their drug-taking regimen

Meir Orbach  :  2019-04-30T10:30:49..
Israel-based digital health startup Medisafe Project Ltd. announced on Monday a partnership with healthcare consulting firm Lash Group, a subsidiary of American drug wholesale company AmerisourceBergen Corporation. Lash will combine Medisafe's mobile drug compliance application into its current service programs, to help patients adhere to their drug-taking regimen.

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A 2003 World Health Organization report found that only 50% of chronic patients adequately comply with their medical regimen in developed countries, and the number was even lower in developing countries, making lack of adherence a serious issue for healthcare providers worldwide.

Medisafe co-founder Omri Shor. Photo: PR Medisafe co-founder Omri Shor. Photo: PR Medisafe co-founder Omri Shor. Photo: PR

“We know that nearly three in four patients are non-adherent to their medication in some way,” said in a statement Tommy Bramley, President of Lash Group.

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Medisafe states its research shows patients who use its platform refill their prescriptions as much as 17% more than non-users. As part of the partnership, Medisafey will identify "at risk" patients for Lash and help provide them with visibility into the approval and shipment status of their medication.

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