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While it's a program almost every doctor and med student has and their Smartphones and I bet you didn't realize it's called.
He -- -- tees.
And it's an application.
That brings its -- health -- information write to their fingers Greg fingertips.
Given the recent FDA warning on -- and -- and other painkillers.
This app may be -- for consumers as well joining us now is Jeff tagged me he is the president and CEO all.
Now bottom line the easiest way to explain this program to people and I know you've got to.
-- little cellphone right there to show us but is that if you wanna send a prescription -- -- you can do -- lake city split by just put that in your iPhone that's correct and actually doctors can also look at disease information.
And what -- your lab tests it might be too high or too low so all the things the doctors need to keep.
You know top of mind as they're seeing going from patient patient -- we -- them with so so basically all you need is is there -- -- right well many many years of medical education that.
But there's no doubt go over one and three US physicians are active users of our software properties is now.
The leader in mobile software for doctors.
We've done studies showing that we help avoid over four million adverse drug events per year -- -- that he let me let me stop you right here because so many of the -- that we hear about.
Happen if they're legitimate -- a lot of them of course are frivolous but if they're legitimate a lot of it has to do with prescription drugs because that is.
Really the main way in which health care works nowadays is through drugs so if you combined.
The wrong medication you can have some serious injuries that lead to lawsuits and deaths.
It's true I mean the institute of medicine reported a few years ago that the eight leading cause of death in the United States is adverse drug events so.
It's important you know when you have over 3000 different prescribed medications -- -- of through fifty different versions just that Tylenol each with different active ingredients.
We have products on the market like saint John's wart -- if you're patient taking saint John's wart.
In May actually interact with the other drugs -- -- take this is an over over the counter drug that I was supplement that a lot of people take so.
It just basically speaking if if I'm gonna prescribe some kind of medication the patient from all look -- up on the on the web site and it'll show me all the other drugs it has that are adverse effects from two or we have.
That's correct and even in cases where the patient walks in and is having.
-- muscle pain can help diagnose that problem by seeing with the lab test values are what different drugs or taking them might be causing it.
And it really is a big time saver for doctors as well keep in mind in doctors see another patient every eight minutes all day long right.
And they don't have time to go thumbed through textbooks and do -- the old fashioned way and so.
We're really proud our software has been shown to save about five million hours of -- time of the year and we think about the savings and health industry and that kind of savings.
And the main thing is a savings of lives and -- -- would calculate how many there are there how much does your software across the doctor.
About a 150 dollars a year for our our primary service.
Although the drug reference part we offer for free and so consumers patients and nurses really want to go to Orlando I trust your doctor it's a new doctor somebody is now seriously that people don't trust their partners and -- war.
At least they're recommended to another doctor they may not know -- could check it yourself right I would say two things for you know the patients in the audience out there first yes you can go check on your own on our web -- -- pocket dot com but also.
Be sure you tell your doctor about what over the counter drugs he might be taking because.
I think as we've seen with all these celebrity death and everything else -- drug interactions are serious problem.
And your doctor needs to be fully informed hippocrates dot com by the way it's EPO CRA TES dot com yes and how do you make money beside.
100 some to the dollars because to subscribe yes so our -- been very financially healthy we are privately held we've grown very nicely the iPhone has been a big hit for us.
-- we make -- money primarily by having doctors who pay for our software.
And having other sorts of sponsorship so.
You can actually do surveys with doctor pharmaceutical sponsorship we do you have some pharmaceutical sponsors that's not a little bit of a conflict of interest there not the way we handle it just is you know new England journal of medicine and -- have you know clearly identified pharmaceutical sponsorship.
We do is well and in a way that we believe is helpful for the doctor we have.
Breaking news that they can sign up for in their specialty sponsored by various companies helpful for the doctor and the patient Jeff -- -- great just.
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