HealthBeacon signs agreement with leading UK provider of technology-enabled healthcare services, Bionical Solutions.
HealthBeacon partners with Bionical Solutions to offer a digitally connected Patient Support Programme in the UK
(Dublin IE, London UK- June 10th, 2019) HealthBeacon, a medication adherence technology company, announced today their partnership with Bionical Solutions, a leading patient support provider in the UK market, to provide smart tools for managing medication and a connected platform to patients across the UK.
This exciting partnership will combine HealthBeacon’s smart technology together with a targeted outreach patient support programme that will significantly improve patient adherence delivering a truly digitally connected Patient Support Programme.
HealthBeacon has developed the world’s first smart sharps bin for tracking patient adherence to chronic injectable medication. The smart sharps bin provides patients with an easy, elegant, safe, and connected way to dispose of their used injections. The smart sharps unit has been globally validated by regulatory authorities and pharma and is launched in 13 markets.
Prof. Doug Veale, Consultant Rheumatologist stated: “The HealthBeacon technology has had a profound impact in helping my patients adhere to their medication schedule”.
Poor adherence to treatment of chronic diseases is a worldwide problem of striking magnitude with adherence to long-term therapy for chronic illnesses in developed countries averaging 50%. The smart sharps bin system has made it easier for patients, using injectable medications, to stay on track with their treatment schedule. This has resulted in improved persistence to treatment by 20-30% within the first year.
HealthBeacon’s CEO, Jim Joyce commented “The signing of this partnership is a major milestone in making our technology accessible to patients in the UK. HealthBeacon is delighted to partner with Bionical, an industry leader in patient support programmes.
Bionical’s CEO Helen Miles added “We look forward to partnering with HealthBeacon in the UK market. Our focus is on patient care and having a digitally connected platform and tool that will drive actionable insights will lead to a more targeted patient outreach programme and will bring enormous value to patient care across the UK”.
HealthBeacon is a medication adherence technology company which develops smart tools for managing medication. The HealthBeacon is a smart sharps bin for patients who self-inject medications at home. It is digitally connected and programmed with a patient’s personal medication schedule and uses customized reminders to help them start and stay on track with medication. The technology has been on the market since 2014 and has tracked > 250,000 injections in the home and is now available in the UK Market.
Bionical Solutions is a leading provider of technology enabled healthcare services to pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare companies and the NHS. Bionical delivers personalised HCP and patient experiences through the optimal blend of human interactions and technology to transform and optimise experience and improve outcomes.
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