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The Apothecary Shops Incorporates Innovative Technology Into Patient Medication Reminders
Date:12/19/2011

PHOENIX, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  In an effort to further assist patients in taking their medication on time and on schedule, Apothecary Shop Wholesale, Inc. an affiliate of The Apothecary Shops Specialty Pharmacies, is distributing a novel medication adherence aid called GlowCap®, a wireless prescription bottle cap equipped with a tool that reminds patients to take their medication through sound and light signals.

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The GlowCap® is easy to use – patients simply plug in the light and begin to receive reminders the next day. Best of all, GlowCap® is FREE to qualifying patients.  In collaboration with pharmaceutical manufacturer Novartis and GlowCap manufacturer Vitality, Apothecary Shop Wholesale, Inc. is the nation's only specialty wholesaler in this GlowCap®pilot program.  The program is specifically designed for patients taking Tasigna® for CML, a type of leukemia, or Gleevec® for malignant stromal tumors.  

"Keeping patients on their medications is a significant problem in our country" said Eric Sredzinski, Pharm. D., Vice President, Clinical Affairs.  "At The Apothecary Shops, we are committed to finding and using the most-effective means possible to keep our patients on their medications.  That strategy underscores everything we do."

According to 2009 research by The Task Force for Medical Compliance, medication non-compliance leads to 3.5 million annual hospital admissions, or 1 in every 11 hospital patients.

GlowCap's® proprietary technology allows the patient to be automatically alerted at their dosage time via a flashing light in the GlowCap®, and should the dosage not be administered within two hours, the user's phone will ring wit
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