Timothy Aungst, PharmD

Timothy Aungst, PharmD
Timothy Dy Aungst, PharmD, is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at MCPHS University. He graduated from Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Luke's University Hospital, and then a Clinical Geriatric Fellowship at MCPHS University. He is passionate about the rise of technology in health care and its application to pharmacy. He has published primarily on the role of mobile technology and mHealth, and made multiple national and international presentations on those topics. He blogs at TheDigitalApothecary.com, and you can find him on Twitter @TDAungst.
Amazon may be looking to expand its online delivery service to the pharmacy market, what that means for pharmacy is up to debate.
May 17, 2017 @06:55 AM
A recent study in JAPhA addresses the findings of using talking pill bottles in patient care, but other companies using newer technology may have a better edge.
Feb 13, 2017 @02:58 AM
3M Drug Delivery Systems will be working to introduce its Intelligent Inhaler to the market by developing a partnership with pharmaceutical companies.
Jul 11, 2016 @03:14 AM
The race to create the Uber for pharmacy has begun.
Mar 15, 2016 @03:08 AM
Imagine if your metered-dose inhaler could fit into your wallet.
Feb 29, 2016 @04:38 AM
The mainstays of diabetes treatment are ripe for disruption.
Dec 18, 2015 @03:37 AM
Who knew you could use tranexamic acid for cough and cold?
Nov 11, 2015 @03:44 AM
Rite Aid is the third-largest pharmacy chain in the country, so it's normal to wonder what will happen to its pharmacists.
Oct 28, 2015 @01:00 AM
CVS just released a mobile prescription pickup service incorporated into its current mobile app.
Oct 15, 2015 @02:35 AM
Pharmacists can help patients understand what they are finding online.
Oct 12, 2015 @02:06 AM
There are immense oppurtunities to transform the inhaler into a tool that tracks patients' use of asthma and COPD medications.
Aug 26, 2015 @01:06 AM
Digital health technology is a lucrative business with a potentially huge payoff for pharmacy.
Jul 30, 2015 @01:46 AM
Drones could help local medical services deliver medications to greatly underserved populations.
Jul 28, 2015 @01:08 AM
Point-of-care testing is a new area of interest in pharmacy practice, and NACDS has launched a certificate program for it.
Jul 21, 2015 @01:59 AM
The FDA is starting to partner with Google to find new ways to catch unreported adverse drug reactions.
Jul 20, 2015 @02:01 AM
PillPack has made great waves in the pharmacy world. How are CVS and Walgreens planning to respond?
Jun 8, 2015 @02:22 AM
In an age where you can order almost anything and have it delivered to your door in a matter of hours, why haven't we figured out rapid drug delivery services?
Jun 7, 2015 @05:45 AM
PillPack has brought multidose drug dispensing systems to the public forefront. When will other companies catch on?
Jun 4, 2015 @06:31 AM
Digital health may play a significant role in pharmacy in the near future.
May 18, 2015 @01:44 AM
Walgreens is slowly pushing the limits of digital health strategies in the retail pharmacy environment.
May 4, 2015 @02:00 AM
Mobile technology provides opportunities for pharmacists and other health care providers to help improve and assess patients' medication adherence.
Apr 27, 2015 @04:52 AM
The mobile market is awash with health-related apps.
Apr 17, 2015 @02:59 AM
Epocrates and Micromedex may be the go-to references for drug information, but new tools are coming to the market.
Mar 25, 2015 @02:34 AM
The growth in digital health has reached the point where Apple sees a viable way of contributing to medical research through data collected from mobile apps and smartphones.
Mar 16, 2015 @03:36 AM
Technology is creating new ways to help patients and health care providers evaluate medications, with both start-ups and the NIH looking to use smartphones to help with the process.
Mar 12, 2015 @02:05 AM
One day, the standard thermometer may eventually be replaced by a device capable of so much more.
Mar 11, 2015 @01:51 AM
Digital health is making large strides due to the rapid development and incorporation of technology, and pharmacies are looking to capitalize on this.
Mar 9, 2015 @03:22 AM
A new start-up is looking to integrate smart sensors into current inhalers to increase adherence.
Feb 18, 2015 @02:41 AM
Big Pharma is eyeing mHealth as a potential market to help support its pharmaceutical products or treat select disease states. However, not everything is going well with current mobile production.
Feb 16, 2015 @02:36 AM
John Oliver humorously took on the issue of pharmaceutical marketing and its impact on the prescribing habits of physicians.
Feb 16, 2015 @02:19 AM
The pill bottle may be in for some drastic changes in the near future, due in part to technological advances.
Feb 4, 2015 @03:58 AM
A new smart case offers the opportunity to help patients at severe risk of developing allergic reactions necessitating the use of epinephrine to remember to keep their EpiPen with them.
Jan 8, 2015 @02:59 AM
A discovery at a pharmacy led to a jarring investigation into the past use of cigarettes as a means of treating asthma.
Dec 22, 2014 @02:52 AM
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