This video features Zachary Marcum, PharmD, who won the 2012 Next-Generation Pharmacist Rising Star of the Year award, presented by Pharmacy Times and Parata Systems. Dr. Marcum is a researcher and associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Division of Geriatrics, where he creates new avenues of care by combining his pharmacy expertise with the world of clinical medicine and research. To read more about Dr. Marcum, click here.
mscripts and Avella Specialty Pharmacy have recently completed analyzing data demonstrating the effectiveness of mobile pharmacy apps in helping HIV patients better manage their disease through improved medication adherence. Results from this analysis show that HIV patients using a mobile app which provides refill reminders, dosage reminders and other prescription management functionality are 2.9 times more likely to be adherent.