HealthPrize in the News

Published: March 13, 2017
Pharmaceutical marketers should strive to create comprehensive contextual patient-engagement programs by incorporating the following three insights into their planning.

Published: January 15, 2017
On our next installment of Breaking Health, host Steve Krupa of the Psilos Group sits down with Tom Kottler, CEO and Co-Founder at HealthPrize Technologies – one innovative start-up looking to tackle health care’s medication nonadherence hole.

Published: January 16, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — The big truck driving around downtown here last week was plastered with a photo of a pile of hundred dollar bills and an eye-catching declaration: “Pharma has a $637 billion annual revenue problem.”

Published: January 13, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Less than an hour after President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to the drug industry as “disastrous,” Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR) CEO Randall Schatzman classified the tone at the 35th annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference as “cautiously optimistic.”

Published: January 10, 2017
It may be time for big pharma to revisit an old, familiar problem: helping patients adhere to prescription drug regimens. Last year was a relatively fallow one for new drug approvals while attempted price increases on drugs already on the market attracted unwanted attention from politicians and regulators.

Published: November 14, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — The pharmaceutical industry forfeits more than half-a-trillion dollars to medication nonadherence every year, representing 37 percent of pharma’s total global potential annual revenue. Can you name any other industry with a revenue-loss problem of this size not being actively addressed by the C-suite?

Published: August 30, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — HealthPrize Technologies announced that its HealthPrize Action Engine patient engagement and medication adherence platform will be offered through Walgreens.

Published: August 17, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — HealthPrize has crossed a major milestone in a deal with Walgreens that will help the patient engagement and patient education business scale significantly.

Published: August 16, 2016
CHICAGO, Illinois — Patients often forget to take their medications, but Walgreens is betting it can change that by turning the drudgery of drug-taking into a game.

Published: August 16, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — Digital patient engagement company HealthPrize Technologies has partnered with Walgreens to offer its medication adherence platform on the drugstore chain’s website.

Published: August 16, 2016
CHICAGO, Illinois. — People don’t take their pills like they’re supposed to. The doctor writes the prescription, the patients fill it at the drugstore—but they don’t pick up the refill or never fill it in the first place.

Published: August 16, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — Drugstore giant Walgreens ($WBA) is partnering with HealthPrize Technologies to offer the latter’s game-based patient engagement and drug adherence platform through its website.

Published: August 17, 2016
NORWALK, Conn. — Walgreens is using a Norwalk company’s software platform to help motivate patients to take their medications, including through gamelike initiatives that reward patients with incentives redeemable at the drugstore chain.

Published: June 8, 2016
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Boehringer Ingelheim on Wednesday announced a new online program for patients treating their COPD with the company’s SPIRIVA RESPIMAT. The program, RespiPoints, is being undertaken in partnership with HealthPrize Technologies.

Published: June 8, 2016
Boehringer Ingelheim launched a new gamified support program for patients taking SPIRIVA RESPIMAT, its treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Published: April 21, 2016
HealthPrize, a Norwalk, Connecticut-based medication adherence platform company, released data this week demonstrating a 99 percent reduction in “gap days” — days between running out of a medication and filling that medication — in patients using its program.

Published: April 19, 2016
HealthPrize Technologies announced the results of an internal study which revealed that patients taking a branded cholesterol-lowering medication who were enrolled in the company’s digital engagement and adherence platform were more likely to refill their scripts on time.

Published: November 2015
WHEN PATIENTS who have high blood pressure say, “I’m not a pill person,” do they mean, “I’m more of a disease person”?

Published: June 08, 2015
As Americans continue to focus on health and wellness, they are taking more control of their healthcare decisions—and they expect pharmaceutical companies to enable them even more than ever.

Published: June 8, 2015
How to encourage adherence.

Published: March 2015
The coolest thing about wearable devices used for tracking biometric data is not what they are today, but what they will be in the future.

Published: January 13, 2015
Earning points for filling a prescription and winning prizes for sticking with meds might sound like a patient’s dream come  true.

Published: January 12,2015
HealthPrize Technologies, an industry-leading medication adherence and digital patient engagement company, today announced the new members to it’s board of directors.

Published: December 20, 2014
The Harvard Business Review recently interviewed 58 CEOs in the healthcare sector, and the words they most used to describe the keys to their organizations’ futures: Change and innovation.

Published: December 2014
Adherence is one of the key concerns with medications. Obviously, if we can’t get the patient to take the right dose at
the right time, how can we expect the promised results?

Published: October 17, 2014
As a neurosurgeon in Connecticut, Dr. Katrina Firlik saw too many patients make the same mistakes, over and over again