Startup Expands Into California With Medication-Tracking App
The app lets tuberculosis patients film video of themselves taking their medication, which is sent to a doctor or nurse to review. Medical providers also can keep tabs on symptoms and how patients are feeling on a daily basis.
The Baltimore Sun:
Emocha Mobile Health Lands New Contracts For Its Medication Monitoring App
A Baltimore startup with a mobile application to keep tuberculosis patients on track with their medication regimen is expanding with new contracts in California and big ideas for how the technology can improve oversight of medications for other illnesses. Emocha Mobile Health, founded in 2013 on technology licensed from the Johns Hopkins University, has recently landed contracts with Fresno, Merced and Contra Costa counties in California. Those communities have some of the country's highest concentrations of latent tuberculosis, a form of the lung bacteria that does not have symptoms and puts patients with weakened immune systems at greater risk for developing the potentially deadly disease. (Gantz, 8/29)