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Lab Me, Inc. Announces Strategic Digital Partnership with ravkoo

New at-home lab services company brings easy testing to patients.

Lab Me, Inc., one of the most respected companies in the medical testing industry for at-home patient testing kits, today announced a new strategic partnership with ravkoo. To kick off the partnership, Lab Me is offering its highest discount to date of 15% on any at-home patient lab testing kit.

Lab Me’s partnership with ravkoo allows free, same-day prescription and at-home lab kit deliveries directly to patients’ homes. Patients will not have to go to a pharmacy or doctor’s office and can feel safe and secure in their own environments.

“The medical community has endorsed our home-testing because patients must be treated in a timely manner, in spite of the continuing issues of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Lab Me Founder & CEO, Anthony Close. “Patients have told us that Lab Me’s testing kits have saved them a great deal of stress. We have solved the problem of medical patients avoiding their monitoring and essential testing. COVID-19 will not keep patients from testing, which puts so many at-risk patients at even more of a disadvantage. People can manage their chronic diseases or wellness monitoring without having to leave the house, drive to a facility or expose themselves to others in public and private spaces, which could lead to serious health complications.”

Lab Me sells a wide range of testing kits. Its website makes it easy to choose a health test, then collect a sample and send it with a prepaid shipping label. Some of the most prescribed tests are for heart and liver, inflammation and diabetes, Vitamin D and Cortisol, iron, women’s wellness and men’s comprehensive testing or testosterone monitoring. Physicians are pleased that they can monitor a patient’s medicine and the compliance of treatments through the at-home testing method. ravkoo has chosen to partner with Lab Me based on its precision testing methods, putting patients and their convenience first. ravkoo and Lab Me are the best professional partnership in medical services.

ravkoo is a digital Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform with approximately 400 nationwide pharmacy distributors in over 110 major cities. Ravkoo provides free same-day delivery to its patients’ doorsteps. ravkoo’s mission is to improve patient medication compliance through convenience, consultation, and fair pricing.

For more information on the companies, visit labme.ai and ravkoo.com.

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RxSubClub Launches Prescription Drug Subscription Service in Partnership with ravkoo Network

RxSubClub today announced the launch of its new medication subscription service as part of the ravkoo affiliate network. ravkoo’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) digital pharmacy platform that connects patients with hundreds of pharmacy distribution centers for home delivery of medications helps the subscription-based model for prescriptions. RxSubClub offers drugs at the lowest fixed cost with no prior authorization approval, making it easy for patients on a compromised budget. The ravkoo platform simplifies the lives of RxSubClub patients by taking responsibility for the management of prescriptions with regular refill services and covering the cost for the medications, enhancing the affordability aspect.

Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have provided solutions to eliminate long lines at local pharmacies as well as the problem of being exposed to other patients. Partnering with RxSubClub will add the affordability mix into our services.

RxSubClub is a subscription-based platform to help reduce drug costs, saving time and reducing patient stress,” said Alpesh Patel, CEO & founder at ravkoo. “Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have provided solutions to eliminate long lines at local pharmacies as well as the problem of being exposed to other patients. Partnering with RxSubClub will add the affordability mix into our services.”

RxSubClub is dedicated to helping patients keep their health in check. In this context, the RxSubClub health-coaching, better known as “CoachRx” feature is becoming popular with millennial patients because they are now more prone to contracting chronic illnesses and conditions than any other generation before them. Megha Shah, a founder at RxSubClub added, “We are proud to partner with ravkoo’s digital platform, which is designed to always know when it is time for a refill so there are no gaps between doses.”

ravkoo is a SaaS platform with over 400 nationwide pharmacy distribution centers in more than 110 major cities. ravkoo provides free same day deliver to its patients’ doorsteps. ravkoo’s patients are entitled to a complimentary appointment with Telehealth providers, whether or not the patient has health insurance. The company is dedicated to improving patient medication compliance through convenience, consultation, and affordability.

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How Digital Pharmacies help Providers improve Patient Adherence

Let’s talk about technology in healthcare. A well-known fact is that technology has exceeded expectations for the human race over the last decade. But how technology has helped improve the healthcare landscape, has been a blessing to the world. A lesser-known fact is that pharmacies have been sort of left out of this umbrella, until recently. When we bring technology to the mix of a pharmacy, things change.

According to the most recent tech trends, implementing technology in a pharmacy to improve three major factors: affordability, convenience and education. These three factors are key to improve patient adherence. The pharmacist is the pillar of the healthcare system since they are easily available and the most accessible, at any drugstore in the country. While a provider can help diagnose the health issue, write a prescription, and hand it over to the pharmacy – it’s up to the pharmacy to ensure that the prescription is filled and the patient is taking the prescribed medication every day. To learn about some of the technologies recently implemented in some of the fastest growing digital pharmacies across the US, continue reading.

Communication

Keeping everybody informed and up to date with their health information is an important aspect of being in the healthcare landscape. By implementing technology and text messaging capabilities, pharmacies are able to keep the patient informed at every step of the process – such as when the pharmacy receives the prescription, when the co-pay is finalized, and when they can pay for the prescription via text. When the prescription is out for delivery, they can also send them the tracking number on driver information and delivery time.

Visibility

Reporting tools have been proven to be the most useful for providers. Before technology was implemented with pharmacies, the physician had no visibility on what happens to the prescription after that prescription is sent to the pharmacy. Now with modern reporting structures, a physician can see exactly how many prescriptions were written, what the patient’s out of pocket cost is, and what time the medication was delivered to them. Simple statistics show that out of a hundred prescriptions written, only 33 prescriptions are actually being sold. As of today, 67% of prescriptions don’t even get filled for various reasons. Three major reasons being: the patient can’t afford it, the patient doesn’t have the means of transportation to pick it up, or the patient is not educated enough to understand the importance of taking the medication.

Digital Kiosks

The Rx dispensing kiosk has been approved by about 8-10 states and more states are looking into it currently. These kiosks allow providers to provide convenience to patients who can have access to their medication immediately after a doctor visit. These kiosks are the perfect fit for urgent cares or emergency rooms. Another type of kiosk is a basic digital kiosk that can be placed into a doctor’s office to help patients consult with a pharmacist right after their doctor visits to answer all their prescription-related questions, such as how much their prescription costs and if that prescription is covered through their insurance or not. They can pay for their prescriptions at the kiosk as well as get the pharmacist consultation, right away from their doctor’s office. Most importantly, they can schedule a delivery for the prescription so they don’t have to stop at the pharmacy, and can just go home or schedule it from work.

Streamline Provider’s Operational Workflow

By utilizing a digital pharmacy, provider offices can streamline their operational workflow by reducing phone calls from multiple pharmacies for medication change requests (MCR) when the prescription is not covered, prior authorization (PA) requests for different medications to help get it approved through PBMs, or when requesting refills for different patients from multiple pharmacies. It takes a lot of admin work off of the regular medical staff’s stressful duties. This platform allows the medical staff to focus their time to perform clinical work rather than tedious administrative work. The patient still has the choice to pick up their prescription from their preferred pharmacy, while improving the medical office’s workflow and minimizing admin-based tasks and long phone calls from multiple parties.

Chronic Care Management (CCM) and Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

By using technology and collaborative practice agreements, provider offices can now offer more services like chronic care management (CCM), remote patient monitoring (RPM), transitional care management (TCM), or annual wellness visits without adding more work onto their plates. Under collaborative practice agreements, a pharmacist can perform CCM, RPM, AWS, and TCM, while provider offices can bill for those services under medicare guidelines. Some pharmacies have built their own platform to keep track of CCM/RPM etc.

Adherence, HEDIS, and Importance of Star measures

Patient adherence to therapy or compliance with their medication is crucial in order to improve patient health. There are measures that CMS has implemented to make physician or provider practices motivated to keep patients adherent to therapy. As a provider they can write a prescription, but to make sure that patient is taking their medicine, they need data coming back to them and visibility. Digital Pharmacies have come up with not only refill reminders, but also a way to remind patients at the time to take their medicine through text messaging or a watch that vibrates when it’s time to take that medicine. These devices also provide all that data back to providers’ offices so they can discuss their adherence at the next visit.

Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning

Patient data has caused new advancements in the pharmaceutical world. Some of the digital pharmacies have started bringing not only prescription data, but also medical records as well as lifestyle or wellness data from Apple health to Fitbit. Now with a smart watch, they can bring data like blood pressure, cholesterol, oxygen, calories, active energy, how many steps they are taking etc. to a dashboard where patients can see actionable data. This allows patients to see important data points that they need to take action on. Then when a pharmacist or provider is consulting a patient they can not only talk about medication, but also discuss what lifestyle changes the patient needs to make in order to get our improved or better health.

Building a dashboard where the patient can see where they need to improve and when they are excelling, while giving them a snapshot of their health is important.

Patient Education and Consultation

A pharmacist has two main tasks: dispensing the medicine as it’s written by the provider and educating the patient about the medication such as side effects, when to take the medicine, how to take the medicine and what is important about taking that medicine every day. Some patients are not comfortable talking about the conditions at a pharmacy counter or they might be introverted talking about it in the public. Most digital pharmacies these days use a telehealth platform to bring on the pharmacist for a scheduled visit, while the patient is at the comfort and privacy of their home. It allows them to talk to the pharmacist and get their undivided attention at no cost, while getting the answer to all the questions, going over their current medications and reconciling to make sure there’s no duplication of therapy or drug drug interaction.

Convenience

Last but not least, most digital pharmacies manage a good delivery network and provide free same day or next day delivery to patients so they don’t have to stop at the pharmacy or make a tedious visit there.

Below is a chart of current digital pharmacies in the industry and how the services they provide.

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ravkoo™, Digital Pharmacy, receives BBB Accreditation

Today, ravkoo™, the nationwide digital pharmacy renowned for serving patients with free, same-day delivery on prescriptions and discounted medication prices – receives the trusted Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accreditation. The certification from BBB allows the organization to be established as a trusted business nationwide,j enabling more patients to transfer and send their prescriptions to ravkoo and its affiliated pharmacies.
The accreditation instills trust within the business and creates an ethical platform for prescriptions in the United States
ravkoo™’s CEO, Alpesh Patel said, “Credibility in a business is a very important aspect for a start-up like ours, especially dealing with patient sensitive information in the healthcare realm. It truly helps us instill trust in our customers. As a BBB accredited business, our company is now listed as a trustworthy business that operates with integrity and excellence. We are very proud of this achievement and hope to serve the community better, ensuring that they are safe with us.” The organization’s website also has a BBB Accredited Business seal on their website, to showcase trust to their website visitors. This certification helps patients feel safe about any sensitive information and prescriptions details shared with the business. For more information, visit https://www.ravkoo.com.
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ravkoo™ Announces Strategic Partnership with Prescribery, the Telehealth Leader

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ravkoo, the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) pharmacy platform, today announced its strategic partnership with Prescribery, the telehealth leader that has created a software platform that streamlines essential communications between pharmaceutical manufacturers and patients. Prescribery has solved the issue of having to run multiple software platforms to meet the needs of its clients. Now, the proprietary platform directly connects pharmaceutical manufacturers with patients, resulting in a seamless and cost-effective experience.

“We sought this partnership based on Prescribery’s proprietary technology,” explained Alpesh Patel, CEO of ravkoo. “It’s a natural fit, a relationship and technological integration that promise great advantages to healthcare businesses and their clients.”

Prescribery’s breakthrough technical solutions are dedicated to patient experience and feasibility. ravkoo is a natural extension of Prescribery’s platform functionality. ravkoo takes Prescribery’s manufacturer-to-patient capability to the ultimate conclusion: With ravkoo, Prescribery users can easily arrange for the fulfillment and fast home delivery of prescriptions.

It’s a natural fit, a relationship and technological integration that promise great advantages to healthcare businesses and their clients.

Prescribery has been in the telehealth space for over 11 years. “Prescribery was built from the ground up to improve patient access and the user experience,” said Joe Duarte, CEO of Prescribery. “Our mission was born out of frustration. We envisioned a time when healthcare organizations no longer had to stitch software together on a piecemeal basis. We have positioned Prescribery as a go-to solution that enables a new level of ease in the patient experience.” The telehealth category has expanded dramatically in the last year, an effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ravkoo is a digital platform with approximately 400 nationwide pharmacy distribution centers in over 100 major cities. ravkoo provides free same-day delivery to its patients’ doorsteps and its mission is to improve patient medication compliance through convenience, consultation and fair pricing. The company is building a strong partner network that continues to grow and offer convenience and economy to patients across the United States.

For more information go to https://www.prescribery.com and https://www.ravkoo.com.