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.
The health insurer recently launched its Emerging Solutions' platform.
Apr 19, 2018 @07:03 PM
Amazon will not pursue medication distribution to hospitals, due to several issues that have crept up, based on current media analysts.
Apr 19, 2018 @06:25 PM
The FDA recently released a new app to highlight newly approved drugs, and to give users some quick information on medications. The app, more or less, is a lighter version of their Drugs@FDA website.
Apr 16, 2018 @01:53 PM
A recent study raises the question of whether this unusual idea could be widely adopted.
Apr 16, 2018 @05:23 AM
Smart Inhalers have been around for awhile, but have been consigned to use primarily in clinical trials. One company is bringing them to the OTC market.
Apr 13, 2018 @08:18 PM
The pharmacy industry continues to come to terms with the failure.
Apr 13, 2018 @12:00 PM
With the advent of their new smartwatches, Fitibit is looking to add new features to their apps, including a women's health mechanic.
Apr 12, 2018 @03:48 PM
Recently, Facebook was in the spotlight for trying to share patient data with health organizations. 
Apr 11, 2018 @03:58 PM
The FDA recently released a warning for a company whose business is focused on creating online prescriptions for patients doing a home vision test. But the concern is that this is a medical device, which never got clearance.
Apr 10, 2018 @12:00 PM
Getting rid of the needle in injectables has been in the talks for awhile, but Takeda is trying to make it a reality.
Apr 9, 2018 @03:17 PM
Several companies are getting into the drug kiosk business, and I highlight a couple of startups.
Apr 7, 2018 @01:00 PM
Recent news has highlighted the use of ride-sharing companies looking to get into the health space, and now CVS and Walgreens are jumping on board. But is it really just to help them get their medications or is it something more?
Apr 6, 2018 @12:00 PM
While there are multiple apps out there to help women track their menstrual cycles, little in the way of actual devices have entered the market, but Ava is aiming to shake things up.
Apr 5, 2018 @12:00 PM
Smart socks, such as those from Siren, seek to help identify infections, and ulcers before they happen, but the data is lacking. Are they worth it?
Apr 4, 2018 @01:45 PM
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