CHARLESTON, S.C. and GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmRight Corporation, a healthcare technology company that empowers people with complex medication regimens to live independently; and Zipit Wireless, a pioneer in connected platform and managed services solutions, announced today their joint development partnership in support of PharmRight's LiviTM medication dispensing system.
A new entrant to what is being called "The Internet of Healthy Things," LiviTM can store and manage a 90-day supply of up to 15 oral solid medications. It is designed to provide internet-enabled remote monitoring and management of an individual's medication regimen prompting them to take the right medication at the right time.
A secure and robust cloud application, developed by Zipit Wireless for PharmRight, monitors and captures all user interactions with LiviTM, sends mobile alerts to family members and professional caregivers of missed doses or re-fill requests, and encrypts communications between the cloud infrastructure and LiviTM. Comprehensive medication adherence reports are provided to improve collaboration between an individual and the care team.
The Zipit IoT platform also provides LiviTM with internet connectivity on a nationwide U.S. cellular network thereby ensuring a simple setup process free from the complexities of connecting to a home network.
Bill Park, President and CEO of PharmRight, said "Our vision is to empower individuals to live more independently than ever before, while providing next generation tools to enable caregivers to provide better care. The Zipit platform accelerated our time to market and reduced the complexities of bringing a secure, Internet-enabled device to market."
Frank Greer, CEO of Zipit Wireless, said "There is no better example of the power of the Internet of Things to solve real world problems than PharmRight's LiviTM. We are excited to be a part of this program and help it come to fruition."
About PharmRight Corporation
PharmRight Corporation was formed in 2013 to produce devices and offer services that help users manage complex medication regimens and age in place. The company has developed Livi™, an innovative, fully-automated home medication dispensing system. A new entrant to telehealth, the Livi™ platform is an advanced, extremely reliable and fully automated home medication dispenser managed by an intuitive cloud-based application making real time monitoring of medications quick and easy. Livi™ is designed to simulate the supervision of an on-site caregiver by prompting the user to take the right medication…at the right time…in the right quantity…with the right instructions. A cloud application monitors and captures all user interactions with the device. Family members and professional caregivers can be alerted via text message or e-mail if a user misses a dose or requires a re-fill. Comprehensive medication adherence reports are available via any web-enabled device.
For more information regarding Livi™ go to http://www.liviathome.com or call (843) 277-8250.
About Zipit Wireless
Zipit Wireless ("Zipit") is a provider of critical communications and IoT business and technology solutions that leverage the company's proven IoT platform, deep expertise in connected ecosystems, and managed operational services.
Zipit enables businesses to offload the complexities of developing and supporting internet-enabled offerings, gain a competitive advantage through connectivity, and improve experiences for their end-users.
Zipit's patented technology and best-in-class solutions have been connecting people and devices since 2004. For more information, please visit www.zipitwireless.com.
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