Second Year in a Row, Meducation® Wins Best Product Award

For the second year in a row, Polyglot Systems, Inc.’s Meducation® software has been recognized as "Best Product" in the Pharmacy Operations Equipment and Services category at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Total Store Expo......

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Health First Integrates Meducation with Allscripts Sunrise at Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital

Health First, a not-for-profit, community healthcare system in Central Florida, has integrated Polyglot Systems’ Meducation® software with its Allscripts Sunrise™ EHR and has implemented this integration at Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach, FL. This is the first Meducation-Sunrise integration ever, enabling Health First providers to access Meducation from within clinical workflow to provide medication instructions that any patient can understand.....

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Meducation® to Provide “Universal Medication Schedule” Instructions on Prescription Labels with Cerner

Polyglot Systems’ Meducation® software is now integrated with Cerner® Retail Pharmacy management system. For almost three decades, Cerner Retail Pharmacy has distinguished itself as the one-stop software technology provider for retail pharmacies. Now, those pharmacies can access Meducation to provide intuitive, simplified, multilingual pill bottle-labeling and medication instructions that incorporate the “Universal Medication Schedule”.....

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Meducation Putting Ethnically Appropriate Drug Information in Patients' Hands

Instructions for taking medications are difficult enough to understand for the average person, but when low literacy rates and English as a second language join the scenario, patients are likely to fall into a quagmire of non-compliance and confusion.....

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San Francisco General Hospital Pilot Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Readmission Rates with Meducation®

Polyglot Systems announced today that a pilot study conducted at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), using the company’s Meducation® solution, has demonstrated significant improvement in patients’ 30-day hospital readmission rates.....

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PioneerRx Pharmacy Management System Integrates Polyglot Systems, Inc.’s Meducation® software

Polyglot Systems, Inc.’s Meducation® software has been integrated with the PioneerRx Pharmacy Management System to allow pharmacists to create and deliver easy-to-follow medication instruction from within their existing workflows. The joint offering overcomes a problem that has long plagued pharmacists and their patients: confusing medication instructions that undermine proper medication use....

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Meducation® Now Integrated with EnterpriseRx To Provide Simplified, Multilingual Medication Instructions

Polyglot Systems’ flagship solution, Meducation®, is now integrated with EnterpriseRx™, a pharmacy management system developed by McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation. Pharmacies that use EnterpriseRx can now access Meducation to provide simplified medication instructions, in multiple languages, with supporting graphics, without interrupting pharmacy workflow. ....

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FDB and Polyglot Systems Partner to Help Improve Medication Adherence

First Databank (FDB), the leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Polyglot Systems to be the primary distributor of Polyglot’s proprietary Meducation® simplified patient medication instructions to the hospital, ambulatory and pharmacy markets in the US and Canada....

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NOVA ScriptsCentral Licenses Meducation® to Provide Universal Medication Schedule Instructions on Pill Bottles

“NOVA ScriptsCentral provides life-saving medications and quality pharmaceutical care for the uninsured in Northern Virginia -- a population with widely varying levels of health literacy,” said Donney John, NOVA ScriptsCentral Interim Executive Director. “Meducation overcomes this challenge, by integrating with our pharmacy software to provide simplified medication instructions and intuitive bottle labeling.” ....

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RTI International funded study shows positive impact of Meducation® in Kerala, India.

New research indicates that Polyglot Systems’ flagship solution, Meducation® is an important tool in improving medication adherence and patient satisfaction among low heath literate diabetic patients in India......

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Meducation® is Now PCMH Prevalidated: Patient-Centered Medical Home

Polyglot Systems’ flagship solution, Meducation®, has been prevalidated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to receive 3 points in autocredit towards NCQA’s PCMH 2011 scoring. Healthcare providers who use Meducation could now be eligible to receive this autocredit when seeking PCMH 2011 recognition through NCQA.....

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Polyglot joins Allscripts Developer Program to Improve Patient Medication Adherence and Reduce Healthcare Costs

Polyglot Systems’ flagship solution, Meducation®, is now certified for Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care™ via the Allscripts Developer Program and its uniquely Open APIs. The integration of Meducation with Allscripts Sunrise allows hospitals to promptly improve patient medication adherence, reduce hospital readmissions and dramatically improve patient satisfaction......

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Meducation from Polyglot Joins Greenway Online Marketplace for Comprehensive Health IT Solutions

Polyglot Systems today announced it has joined the Greenway Health online Marketplace of value-­‐added partners for users of Greenway’s integrated electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solutions. Polyglot’s flagship solution, Meducation, bridges the communication barriers between healthcare providers and their patients, by making patient-­‐specific medication instructions engaging and easy to understand......

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BlueStep/BridgeGate Health Partners with Polyglot Systems to Provide Simplified, Multilingual Medication Instructions for Seniors

BlueStep/BridgeGate Health, a leading provider of health IT solutions for the long term and post-acute care (LTPAC) market, today announced it has integrated Polyglot Systems’ Meducation® software into its portfolio of information management solutions.....

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San Francisco General Hospital Licenses Meducation® to Improve Patients’ Understanding of Their Medications

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) has licensed Polyglot Systems’ Meducation® software for a pilot project to help its patients better understand their medications. Accounting for 20 percent of all in-patient care provided in San Francisco, San Francisco General serves a population that speaks many languages and has widely varying levels of health literacy....

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Polyglot Systems named to SMART Platforms Project Advisory Committee

The SMART (Substitutable Medical Apps & Reusable Technology) Platforms project at Boston Children’s Hospital—which is developing technology to create an app-driven health information economy—announced today the formation of an advisory committee that will guide the project on strategy, technical approach and business development....

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VA Pilot Study show dramatic improvements in patient adherence with Meducation

A 6 month study by the Veterans Affairs Medical Center has concluded that Polyglot Systems’ Meducation® “health literacy intervention positively affected medication adherence and clinical outcomes”...

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New Program Simplifies Medication Information for UConn Health Patients

When patients are discharged from the hospital they’re often prescribed multiple medications. Learning about those medicines and their potential side effects and interactions with other meds can be overwhelming....

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NIMHD, Health Disparities Pulse: Web-Based Software Assists Limited English

The familiar proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” means that difficult situations or problems often inspire creative solutions. This was the case for Dr. Charles Lee, president and founder of Polyglot Systems, Inc. (www.pgsi.com), which creates technology solutions for language access in health care...

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Dr. Charles Lee's article about Engaging Patients through Technology in Pharmacy Times.

Mobile health technology holds great promise to improve our health care system, especially to engage consumers. In 2012, 46% of all US adults owned a smart phone. In 2013, smart phone ownership had risen to 56% and 85% of all adults over age 18 had access to the Internet. Yet there appears to be a continuing disconnect between apps created by developers and apps that effectively engage consumers...

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Charles Lee, MD, Founder & President of Polyglot Systems, Inc., Appointed To Consulting Role with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Charles Lee, MD, Founder & President of Polyglot Systems, Inc., has been appointed a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Risk Communication Advisory Committee. In his new role, Dr. Lee will consult with the committee on strategies and programs designed to improve communication for patients with low health literacy and language barriers...

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University of Connecticut’s John Dempsey Hospital Dramatically Improves Patient Satisfaction with Meducation®

John Dempsey Hospital, part of the University of Connecticut Health Center, has used Polyglot System, Inc.’s Meducation® software to dramatically improve patient satisfaction scores. Prior to implementing Meducation, the hospital ranked in the 1st and 4th percentiles on certain “HCAHPS” measures. HCAHPS, which stands for “Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems,” is a standardized survey method used by hospitals to calculate patient satisfaction. After adopting Meducation, John Dempsey Hospital’s rankings on the same HCAHPS measures reached the 52nd and 98th percentiles...

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CareKinesis and Polyglot Systems Announce Partnership to Improve Medication Adherence and Health Outcomes

CareKinesis, a medication risk management and pharmacy services firm, announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Polygot Systems to embed its multilingual health literacy solution, Meducation®, into CareKinesis’ web-based EireneRx™ pharmacy application. The enhanced e-prescribing software will support Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in managing complex medications for seniors, while improving medication adherence and patient satisfaction...

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Wellspan Health, Voiceport collaborate on improved medication adherence

VoicePort announced a finalized agreement to deploy their services with WellSpan Health, a new client located in York, Pa., offering a vast array of inpatient, outpatient, home health and physician services. The company will install two of VoicePort's patient solutions: PharmaRemind patient notifications and Meducation prescription translation, education and written instruction service. Both innovative solutions will enter Wellspan Health's pharmacy work-flow in pursuit of delivering improved medication adherence for their pharmacy patients...

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Polyglot Systems Licenses Software to the University of Connecticut Health Center to Improve Medication Adherence and Patient Satisfaction

Polyglot Systems, Inc. has licensed its Meducation® software to the University of Connecticut Health Center for use in its John Dempsey Hospital and 24 other facilities. The software is designed to improve medication adherence and patient satisfaction by improving the way in which medication instructions are communicated....

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