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Illuminate.health brings in Pharmacy expertise to the Advisory Board

Illuminate.health brings in Pharmacy expertise to the Advisory Board CARMEL, IN, June 29, 2021 – illuminate.health, a tech-enabled medication management service provider, announced today the addition of Nimesh Jhaveri to the company’s advisory board. As president of Community Pharmacy and Health / Senior Vice President of McKesson Corporation, Jhaveri is responsible for the community pharmacy and health business, including field sales and operations, the Health Mart Franchise, Health Mart Atlas, Consumer Packaged Goods, development and

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illuminate.health Welcomes New Advisors

Illuminate.health’s Advisory Board Grows as its Delivery of Medication Management Services Evolves CARMEL, IN, May 6, 2021 – illuminate.health, a tech-enabled medication management service provider, announced today the addition of two healthcare executives to the company’s advisory board: Aiden Feng, MD, MBA and Jay V. Patel PharmD, MBA. Together, the new advisors bring extensive clinical and product development experience that has helped scale early stage and mature organizations alike. With the new addition to the

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Enabling Pharmacist-Patient Collaboration for Clinical Services

Enabling Pharmacist-Patient collaboration for clinical services Adverse drug events, medication non-adherence and non-optimized drug therapies have a considerable negative impact on the healthcare ecosystem. The lack of health literacy and access to quality care exacerbates the situation resulting in everything from ER visits, readmissions, additional medication, services utilization, and even deaths. Thankfully, not only is technology now mature enough to help with this, but the healthcare industry has recognized the value of pharmacists as a

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Digital Health Is Here to Stay

Digital Health Is Here to Stay Slice of healthcare Podcast features Varun Goyal, CEO, and co-founder of illuminate.health. Varun talks about how illuminate.health leverages technology to simplify and personalize medication management, connect patients via telehealth, and continue to assist caregivers during the pandemic. He also reemphasizes that digital health is here to stay, while comorbidity management, behavioral health have continued to be a concern – creating a holistic, virtual care experience can be the missing

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Understanding Health Literacy

Understanding Health Literacy Health literacy is the “degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” In the US, only 12% of the population are considered to have a proficient health literacy.  Per the CDC, patients with low health literacy can require more emergency care, have a higher frequency of hospital stays, and are less likely to comply with treatment plans

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An Inside Look At illuminate.health’s Medication Management Engine​

An Inside Look at illuminate.health’s Medication Management Engine The pandemic has proven that the need for telehealth tools will stay. As adoption increases, the efficacy of these tools will determine the future of telemedicine. While there has been strong proof of the ability to provide a clinical-grade experience via telehealth without compromising customizations for disease states, population group, etc., the industry continues to wait for new regulations and reimbursement codes to promote adoption. With this

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How Pharmacists Can Leverage Technology For Medication Reconciliation And Virtual Patient Care

How Pharmacists Can Leverage Technology For Medication Reconciliation And Virtual Patient Care Authored by Ken Dandurand R.Ph and Varun Goyal M.S,, M.B.A.  Pharmacists play a critical role in the healthcare ecosystem, and can work with other health professionals to contribute to positive patient outcomes. This relationship is especially true when pharmacists can leverage technology to provide ongoing patient empowerment, support, and education to reduce the risk of adverse events from prescribed medications. Given that only

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How Digital Health is Changing Care Delivery for Pharmacists and Improving Public Health

How digital health is changing care delivery for pharmacists and improving public health Varun Goyal, CEO, and co-founder of Illuminate Health was featured on MATTER Health. Varun share thoughts on how COVID-19 is changing the role of pharmacists. Read more About Matter  MATTER is a healthcare startup incubator, community nexus and corporate innovation accelerator. Together, we are mobilizing a community of entrepreneurs, industry innovators, scientists and clinicians committed to improving health and care for every

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Client Success Story: A Pragmatic Approach To Recovery From SUD, A Conversation With Director Of Chemical Dependence Program

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY: A PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO RECOVERY FROM SUD, A CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE PROGRAM Jim Ryser, a 20 year veteran in helping people with Substance Use Disorder discusses challenges faced by patients and providers, and how a holistic and pragmatic approach to recovery has proven beneficial. Q: What challenges do SUD patients face? 20 years ago the mainstream belief was that SUD was mis-managed pain, not addiction.  Some folks were over-medicated,

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4 Key Takeways From Our Panel On Patient Care Services At DHX VIRTUAL 2020​

4 Key Takeaways on Utilizing Digital Health for Patient Care from our panelist at DHX Virtual 2020 By Komal Patel,  Clinical Pharmacist, Catalia HealthScott Kjelson, Assistant Professor, Nova Southern University and Host, The Distruptive Front Luke Tso, Sr. Manager, Product Development, OptumRx Varun Goyal, CEO and Co-Founder illuminate.health Technology is here whether it is cloud infrastructure, or the ‘pipes’ for data flow and of course AI and Machine Learning to augment what pharmacists and patients can do

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illuminate.health Selected as the Technology Platform of Choice to Power the Mednovate Connect Telepharmacy Solution

ILLUMINATE.HEALTH SELECTED AS THE TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM OF CHOICE TO POWER THE MEDNOVATE CONNECT TELEPHARMACY SOLUTION Mednovate’s Virtual Medication Management Services Bridge the Gap Between Patients and Pharmacists for Cost-Effective, Personalized Medication Therapy  CARMEL, IN, September 23, 2020– illuminate.health, a digital health assistant platform designed to help people live healthier, today announced that the company’s Med Guide medication therapy optimization offering will power Mednovate Connect, a real-time telepharmacy solution for medication management. Through Med Guide’s artificial intelligence

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Illuminate Health Expands Company’s Advisory Board with Healthcare Executive Appointments

Illuminate Health Expands Company’s Advisory Board with Healthcare Executive Appointments Extensive Blend of Industry Experience to Bolster Company’s Efforts to Scale its Virtual Medication Management and Substance Abuse Disorder Program Offerings CARMEL, IN, June 11, 2020-Illuminate Health, a digital health assistant platform designed to help people live healthier, today announced the addition of three established healthcare executives to the company’s advisory board. Ben Laymen, Lori McLean and Sean Handel bring to the role extensive operational

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Digital Health Assistants as the Next Frontier for Patient Empowerment

Podcast: Digital Health Assistants as the Next Frontier for Patient Empowerment This Outcomes Rocket Podcast features the outstanding Varun Goyal, CEO, and co-founder of Illuminate Health. Varun talks to us about how Illuminate leverages technology to simplify and personalize organizing medications, connect patients to support systems, assist physicians in making better care decisions. He also shares the impact of their platform on telehealth, comorbidity management, patient usage of the app, and more. Don’t miss the

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Addiction, a Disease of Isolation, Surges on During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Addiction, a Disease of Isolation, Surges on During The COVID-19 Pandemic In America today, almost 20 million adults suffer from addiction of some form. Now with our country and world under lock down, data is revealing that alcohol and other addictive substance sales are rising. Anecdotal data from addiction coaches regarding relapse and how at-risk individuals are dealing with stress related to social isolation and the pandemic is alerting Substance Use Disorder (SUD) programs of the urgent need

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Helping Each Other Through This

Helping Each Other Through This The hazards – known and unknown — of the present public health crisis can seem overwhelming as we adjust to our new circumstances. We fear for ourselves and our loved ones: our aging parents who live in a different city and are more susceptible to COVID-19; our children, who may be less prone to getting sick but can still spread the virus; and our friends and colleagues who have health

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4 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement

4 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement One of the top priorities for healthcare providers should be to ensure that patients are active participants in their treatment, care plans, and overall well being. While consumers are becoming more curious about the treatment options available to them, they often don’t have time to discuss options or outcomes with their providers. In 2018, 33% of healthcare providers spend about 17-24 minutes per visit, which may not be enough for patients

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