PharmStars’ accelerator aims to transform how pharma and digital health startups do business

It is the first and only non-proprietary accelerator for startups that wish to improve their ability to engage with pharma as clients and partners.

UnitedHealth acquires DivvyDose, a competitor to Amazon’s PillPack, for just over $300M

The United States' largest health insurer will now make it easier for patients with chronic illness to take their medicines.

Digital Pharmacist acquires PocketRx, a prescription management app

The acquisition will help Digital Pharmacist accelerate its product development schedule, and expand its reach to over 6,000 pharmacies nationwide.

Yaoshibang gets $16M Series A to expand its app-enabled pharmacy

It currently operates in over 40 cities in China, and has over 50,000 pharmacy companies signed onto the platform; it will use the funds to keep growing.
HealthPrize medication adherence report

HealthPrize: Pharma lose $637B in revenue annually due to medication nonadherence

Globally, revenue loss has increased from $564 billion in 2012 to $637 billion in 2015, with US-based revenue losses increasing from $188 billion in 2012 to $250 billion in 2015.
Koneksa Health

Japanese pharma giant to use digital health tools in clinical trials

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company will rely on Koneksa Health's technology data platform to integrate biosensor and wearable technology in several of its early stage clinical studies.
Medisafe iConnect

Medisafe, TimerCap launch mobile-connected pill organizers

The new Medisafe iConnect devices, including iCap and iSort, are Bluetooth connected and can work in tandem with Medisafe's software.
PillDrill full kit

PillDrill unveils a $199 smart medication tracking system

The solution is easy to use, and can adapt to any medication routine; also, it works whether a person manages their own or a loved one's pill regimen.
Proteus Digital Health

Chinese drug maker to invest $40M in Proteus Digital Health

As part of the deal, Gloria will also get an 18-month period of exclusive negotiation with Proteus to establish a joint venture company in China.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center taps PipelineRx for telepharmacy

The deployment has started with more than a dozen facilities across D-H's telehealth service area in New England with other markets coming in the future.