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“Automated Hovering” Aims to Improve Medication Adherence for Coronary Artery Disease Patients

Source: MedCity News, June 18, 2012; WHYY Newsworks, June 18, 2012; Penn Medicine News Release, June 20, 2012; Philadelphia Inquirer, June 25, 2012 Kevin Volpp and David Asch were recently awarded the Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to test out “automated hovering” approaches on coronary artery disease patients. Wireless pill caps will be used to help patients maintain their prescribed medication regimen after being discharged from the hospital following heart attack.