Pharmacy Times delves into the topic of medication adherence, outlining how the emocha mobile app uses technology to observe a patient taking medication via video. Through a virtually observed therapy program, emocha tracks data on the backend to bring up patient videos: watching asynchronously to confirm that patients took their respective medications. In results from a study that targeted patients with tuberculosis, emocha’s platform demonstrated comparable results with Directly Observed Therapy–the CDC-confirmed gold standard for TB. The article confirms that emocha’s primary value was its ability to “monitor all days of therapy (including weekends and holidays) that aren’t always possible with DOT….[helping] cut overhead and frees up time for clinicians for other duties.” 

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