Henry Ford Health System has launched a free app that makes it easier for patients to order and manage their medications.
DETROIT, MI (August 20, 2014) – Henry Ford Health System has launched a free app that makes it easier for patients to order and manage their medications.
The Henry Ford Rx app is available to patients who use Henry Ford’s any of the 28 retail pharmacy locations throughout metro Detroit. It allows patients to:
• Order prescription refills
• Receive text message notifications when their medication is available for pickup
• Enroll in refill and medication dosage reminders
• Access an overview of their medication records
• Locate a Henry Ford Pharmacy near you
• Transfer prescription(s) between Henry Ford Pharmacy locations
• View monthly OTC specials
Henry Ford Rx is available for download on iTunes and Google Play at no charge. Non-tech savvy patients also can manage their medications using a Mobile Web application at: https://m.henryfordrxmobile.com/hfgetapp/
“By using this resource, our patients will gain a greater sense of control over their health and medication needs, anytime, anywhere” says Daniel Kus, RPh., Vice President of Henry Ford’s Ambulatory Pharmacy Services. “This new service demonstrates our continued commitment to coordinated patient care.”
The user-friendly app was created by San Francisco-based mscripts, a leader in mobile pharmacy solutions. “As its own healthcare ecosystem, Henry Ford is uniquely able to influence healthier outcomes for its patients through the use of technology,” says Mark Cullen, CEO of mscripts.
About Henry Ford
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive U.S. health care organizations. It is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, seven hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related community service entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2012, Henry Ford provided $234 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000 employees. Henry Ford is the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. To learn more, visit www.henryford.com.
mscripts’ promotes patient adherence and engagement through their innovative, easy-to-use mobile and web health management platform. Pharmacy patients manage their prescriptions and health on their mobile phones through 2-way interactive SMS messaging and branded mobile applications, making refilling convenient and remembering to take medications easy. mscripts improves adherence by improving refill rates, providing education and health information, and applying advanced analytics to better understand patient behavior. Learn more at www.mscripts.com.
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