Timothy Aungst, PharmD
Timothy Aungst, PharmD
Timothy Dy Aungst, PharmD, is an associate 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.
Articles
Apr 30, 2018 @06:30 AM
A recent report about a person who stole a neighbor's medications in a suicide attempt provides food for thought.

Apr 30, 2018 @04:17 AM
New study results show that this type of blood pressure measurement is a better predictor of mortality than in-clinic assessments.

Apr 29, 2018 @06:29 PM
One Drop is a company that has a great holistic service using CDE to help patients get their diabetes better controlled, and recent data support their mission.

Apr 24, 2018 @03:48 PM
Cost is a large barrier for taking medications for many patients. So what is one large pharmacy chain looking to do to help the problem?

Apr 23, 2018 @05:30 PM
For years, organizations have requested that Medicare change Medicare IDs from Social Security numbers, and now they are doing it.

Apr 19, 2018 @07:03 PM
The health insurer recently launched its Emerging Solutions' platform.

Apr 19, 2018 @06:25 PM
Amazon will not pursue medication distribution to hospitals, due to several issues that have crept up, based on current media analysts.

Apr 16, 2018 @01:53 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 @05:23 AM
A recent study raises the question of whether this unusual idea could be widely adopted.

Apr 13, 2018 @08:18 PM
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 @12:00 PM
The pharmacy industry continues to come to terms with the failure.

Apr 12, 2018 @03:48 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 11, 2018 @03:58 PM
Recently, Facebook was in the spotlight for trying to share patient data with health organizations. 

Apr 10, 2018 @12:00 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 9, 2018 @03:17 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 7, 2018 @01:00 PM
Several companies are getting into the drug kiosk business, and I highlight a couple of startups.

Apr 6, 2018 @12:00 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 5, 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 4, 2018 @01:45 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?