BOSTON, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medisafe, the personalized medication management platform with nearly three million patient and caregiver users, announced today it has been selected as a two-time winner in the categories of Best User Experience and Most Innovative Healthcare & Life Sciences Technology at the 2016 MITX Awards.
The MITX Awards is the largest and most prestigious annual awards competition in the country for technology and digital innovation. The categories in this year's program showcase the disruptive marketing, creative, and emerging technologies happening in New England. Winners were announced in 33 categories at a sold-out event held on May 25th at the Westin Waterfront in Boston.
"That MITX has recognized us in these two specific categories – for healthcare innovation and for user experience – means the great minds in their organization appreciate the traction we have achieved given the multitude of challenges we are addressing, as well as the elegance of the platform itself. The real winners here are Medisafe users who rely on the app to stay on top of their health," said Omri Shor, Medisafe's CEO. "Our decision to move Medisafe's headquarters from Israel to Boston continues to be one of the best we've made as a company. For a hybrid consumer and B2B health technology company like ours, this city provides the ideal ecosystem, including proximity to many of the country's best hospital systems, access to some of the best talent from elite universities, and a thriving biotechnology climate."
"It is my honor to stand up on this stage and celebrate 20 years of MITX, and congratulate the companies and individuals that have been recognized – you are some of the most talented, creative and entrepreneurial individuals and organizations in the country," said Amy Quigley, President of MITX. "I'm proud to be part of a community that is bursting with a curious intellect that drives innovation."
The 2016 MITX Awards was made possible by the generous support of its sponsors and partners: Platinum Sponsors: PwC, and SapientNitro, Gold Sponsors: Morgan Lewis, TJX Companies and the Innovation and Design Building and Event Partners: AcclaimWorks, Atom Group, Black Math, Fasten and MassAV.
For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the MITX Awards Website.
Medisafe is the leading cloud-based mHealth platform that makes it easy for patients to adhere to the most complicated medication schedules, enables care collaboration between a patient, their loved ones and physicians, and delivers content and services personalized to specific conditions and situations. Medisafe helps all stakeholders in the care continuum use limited time and resources as efficiently as possible, reducing admissions and outpatient visits resulting from incorrect or missed doses. Medisafe is approaching three million patient and caregiver users who have recorded over 300 million successful medication doses on their iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, leading to 100,000+ user reviews that average 4.5 out of 5 stars in the App Store and Google Play app stores.
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