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In-home Medication Dispenser and Connection Hub Named 2017 Caregiver Friendly Product Award by Today’s Caregiver™ Magazine

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

spencer® in-home solution connects caregivers with loved ones, delivers insights to help manage health routines and medications

MORRISVILLE, NC — May 24, 2017 — spencer Health Solutions, LLC, a consumer health technology company, announced today its spencer® product is a recipient of the 2017 Caregiver Friendly® product award. spencer, the company’s advanced in-home medication dispenser communication hub, connects people in unique communities of care.

As well as dispensing the right medications, spencer seamlessly connects patients, caregivers, pharmacists, physicians and care managers. Real-time patient insights help individuals self-manage their health routines, including medications, so they can stay medication adherent and live more independently.

The Caregiver Friendly Awards are designed to celebrate products, services, books and media created with the needs of caregivers in mind. The award signifies that spencer Healthcare Solutions understands the value of supporting family caregivers and has created a product that not only helps a caregiver care for their loved ones but also improves his or her quality of life in the process.

Nearly 40% of US adults are providing care for a loved one, equating to 65 million caregivers providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. spencer empowers caregivers with peace of mind with per-dose metrics and patient adherence monitoring. spencer’s mobile app, spencerAssist™, allows caregivers to stay connected to the patient, receive alerts on missed doses and send messages of support and encouragement.
“The average caregiver is responsible for over $40,000 in health-related expenditures each year in either personal or directed funds,” says Gary Barg, Today’s Caregiver magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. “This award is designed to help family caregivers recognize and reward those organizations who will care for them in as committed a manner as they care for their loved ones.”

Award winners will be featured in the July/August 2017 issue of Today’s Caregiver and on the magazine’s website, caregiver.com.

About The Caregiver Friendly Awards
The Caregiver Friendly Awards are presented by Today’s Caregiver magazine to celebrate outstanding books, media, products and services which have been designed with the best interest of the caregiver and his or her loved one in mind. Today’s Caregiver magazine and caregiver.com, launched in 1995, are published by Caregiver Media Group, which also produces the Fearless Caregiver Conferences.

About spencer Health Solutions, LLC
spencer Health Solutions, LLC is an innovative, early-stage consumer health technology company with a mission of making it easier for people to live healthy and independent lives. Our products and services define the future of healthcare by making it simple for patients, family caregivers, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers to stay in touch. That’s why we’ve introduced spencer as the future of connected care.

About spencer
spencer is an advanced in-home medication dispenser and connected health partner. spencer delivers a unique circle of connected care—seamlessly connecting patients, caregivers, pharmacists, physicians and care managers. Real-time patient insights help individuals self-manage their health routines, including medications, so they can stay medication adherent and live more independently. For more information, please go to www.helloimspencer.com.

 


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