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Medisafe is a leading medication management and adherence solution in which M Ventures has invested in. It has more than 4 million registered users, 4 billion patient data points and 140,000 apple store reviews with a 4.5-5 rating. It has received endorsements from the American Pharmacy Association, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), and Ranked Health. In addition, Medisafe is HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant with the latest ISO 27001 security protection for patient data. In a recent study, its usage resulted in a 20% rise in prescription refills versus control (IMS Study).5 It is, therefore, not surprising that Medisafe has been named top app for medication management by November 2017 IQVIA (Quintiles IMS) report.
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