fastcompany: This App Prevents the #4 Cause of Death in the…

fastcompany:

This App Prevents the #4 Cause of Death in the U.S. 

“One study estimated that mistakes with blood pressure medication alone are responsible for 89,000 premature deaths a year, which puts medication noncompliance up there in the top five causes of death.”

The inventors of the free MediSafe Project iPhone and Android app hope to save lives by helping patients keep track of their medications. 

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[Image from medisafeproject.com][Post by M.Cecelia Bittner]

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