Technology for Pharmacist-Patient Collaboration Improves Adherence & Hospitalization Risk-David Parpart & Sunit Gala-03/12/2013 - 6:00pm

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Technology for Pharmacist-Patient Collaboration Improves Adherence & Hospitalization Risk
Event Date: 
03/12/2013 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
David Parpart & Sunit Gala
Event Speaker Title: 
Founder
Event Speaker Company: 
IMPACTMeds
Event Speaker Bio: 

Sunit Gala & David Parpart

Founder of Health2.0 Silicon Valley, Parpart is a leading Health-Teach and M-Health visionary. With expertise in technology and services in medication adherence, David founded IMPACTMeds to solve the massive problem of medication adherence using technology.

Sunit Gala, PhD

Gala is a leading expert in distributed database technologies and BI platforms. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and formerly ran the Business Intelligence business unit at Oracle.

Event Details
Cost: 
$6 - Students/In-transition - Members only
$11 - Early-bird Registration - Members only
$20 - Late Registration and Non-Members
$25 - Walk-ins
Event Details: 

One of the most dangerous trends for pharmaceutical manufacturers, payers and patients is poor medication adherence. When people who need medications to control chronic illness stop taking them early, it causes manufacturers to lose $188Bn in drug sales and 350 preventable deaths each day. Parpart and Gala are working in collaboration with leading healthcare and technology organization to deploy the World’s largest medication adherence project.

Investment in Health Tech and mHealth is on the rise. The duo leads a group of more than 1,100 developers and entrepreneurs in the space and will discuss emerging trends.

IMPACTMeds is a medication adherence platform that identifies patients at risk, and provides doctors, pharmacists and patients with simple tools to improve medication adherence. IMPACTMeds open platform enables rapid development of analytics driven applications leveraging healthcare data and mobile devices in the market and can be used in multiple verticals.