Augusta’s Pharmacy Blockchain Solution to save lives and money up to $317 billion every year in US

Augusta Developed a Blockchain-based Medication Management System to assist patients whose lives depend on strict medication compliance and a sophisticated drug regimen.

Industry: Healthcare

About the Client: ScriptAssist Pharmacy

ScriptAssist Pharmacy provides a medication management and compliance platform, by providing patients and their caregivers the easiest, safest and most convenient way of managing prescriptions, vitamins, and supplements, utilizing delivery methodology and sophisticated technology. They pre-pack and manage doses with the easy to use pouch management system, delivered directly to their home.


Problem

Medication Mismanagement is a serious problem here in America, each year costing the US Healthcare system more than $317 billion, as well as the deaths of tens of thousands of loved ones, not to mention the millions of additional patients who are critically affected every year. 58% of all seniors make some kind of error when taking their medications, with 26% of all American Seniors routinely making mistakes with potentially serious consequences. To illustrate ScriptAssist’s potential impact in terms of both lives and dollars saved, studies have shown that increasing medication adherence by just 50% could save as many as 80,000 lives in America every year, in addition to reducing annual U.S. healthcare costs by more than $145 billion.


Solution

Products and Services

Unlike any other pharmacy business, including typical mail-order pharmacies, ScriptAssist Pharmacy has been designed from the ground up to focus on Value-Based Patient Care, whose lives and well-being are dependent on strict adherence to sophisticated and often complicated medication regimens.


MyScriptPack

ScriptAssist Pharmacy will distribute pre-dosed customized medication packs, direct to their patient’s home. Each pack is clearly and concisely marked with the patient’s name, the date, the day, the time of the dose, and a list of all the medications contained within the pack.


Blockchain App

Augusta HiTech has developed an easy-to-use, comprehensive patient portal, and mobile app,which sends HIPAA compliant reminders and alerts when it’s time for the patient to take their medications, provides complete medication history and a direct line to SAPh Customer Care and Pharmacy staff. Also compatible with Apple and Android Wearables.


Schedule II Controlled Substance

Fulfilment via the Blockchain: ScriptAssist Pharmacy is dedicated to providing responsible, accountable and secured fulfilment of Schedule II controlled substances, through utilization of the most advanced and secured transactional platform available today. Through Blockchain technology, the ScriptAssist Pharmacy Accountability Dashboard has the opportunity to revolutionize the Pharmacy Industry, by recording exchanges and transactions in a database that can be distributed and shared across an authorized network of users. The Accountability Dashboard™ provides primary care doctors and pharmacists a transparent view of all prescription transactions, with a focus on controlled substances, to create accountability that will help curb the opioid epidemic and prevent doctor shopping. With Blockchain network being shared with authorized providers on a validation- based exchange, in a secure and standardized way, claims can be automatically verified, and transactional history can be viewed by all providers on the network.