News2020-04-06T17:19:28-07:00

Wellness Pharmacy Group and CuePath Join Forces to Protect the Safety of Seniors Isolated by COVID-19

April 21, 2020, Vancouver, BC; Wellness Pharmacy Group, with its retail specialty pharmacy brands Naz’s Pharmacy and Wellness Pharmacy, has teamed with CuePath Innovation, a leader in remote medication monitoring. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, they have teamed to provide seniors with remote medication management. This includes prescribed medications dispensed in CuePath-enabled compliance packaging, medication adherence tracking, daily telephone check-ins, and alerts for non-adherence. Seniors have had their usual [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

CuePath Named 2020 Emerging Rocket in Digital Health

April 14, 2020, Vancouver, BC; CuePath Innovation has been named to Rocket Builder’s 2020 Emerging Rocket list in the Digital Health category for the 4th consecutive year. This year is the 18th annual group of Ready to Rocket lists. These lists profile British Columbia technology companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth than their peers. The annual 2020 Ready to Rocket lists provide [...]

April 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Parkinson’s Disease: A Growing Threat Against Independent Living

There’s a growing threat amongst seniors wanting to live an independent lifestyle: and it’s commonly known as Parkinson’s Disease. One study1 indicates 930,000 Americans suffer this debilitating disease currently and that number will raise to an estimated 1.2 million by 2030.   What Is Parkinson’s Disease? According to the Mayo Clinic2, Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system (or neurodegenerative) disease that affects a body’s ability for movement. It leads to a loss of [...]

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Primary Non-adherence (PNA) – Missing the First Step to Recovery

We briefly spoke about Primary non-adherence (PNA) as a subcategory from our previous blog “4 types of medication non-adherence”. For this blog, we will explore the formal definition of PNA, what factors contribute to PNA, and what we can do to reduce the likelihood of PNA from occurring. What is Primary non-adherence? Primary non-adherence is defined as a failure to start treatment because the prescribed medication is not picked up or received. In [...]

March 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The 4 Types of Medication Non-Adherence

In our last blog about “What is medication adherence? Why does it matter?” we took a closer look at medication adherence and how the community understands the term. In this blog we take it one step further as we explore medication non-adherence and find that it’s more than forgetting to take medication. Medication non-adherence is broken down into two categories: Primary (PNA) and Secondary non-adherence (SNA). Primary non-adherence occurs when a new medication [...]

March 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

CuePath Releases New Mobile Apps

CuePath today announced that it upgraded its mobile web app to full Android and iOS apps, distributed through Google Play and the Apple App Store. The CuePath app is available to family members and professional home care providers that care for elderly patients that subscribe to the CuePath medication adherence monitoring service. The apps are offered free of charge. The CuePath app enables caregivers to view their loved one’s medication adherence. App users can see [...]

March 5th, 2020|Categories: News|

4 Tips to Prevent Against Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Care Home Facilities

  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin, 1736 While it appears the context of the words above dealt more with fire prevention than medicine, the comment does hold its own when dealing with worldwide warnings and concern of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) outbreak. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes it as a new strain of coronavirus that can infect (and/or transmit) between human and animal species. Common [...]

February 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

What is Medication Adherence? Why Does it Matter?

What is this global talk of medication adherence about? Within the healthcare industry, it’s an ever revealing and trending discussion. For the everyday family that is collectively caregiving for an elderly member in the household, it’s a question that strikes a measure of curiosity even if yet unfamiliar. To understand the term in more depth, let’s explain first what it is not.   Medication adherence isn’t simply forgetting to take medication prescribed by [...]

February 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

CuePath Wins at the 2019 UBC China Forum Venture Capital Competition

The 2019 UBC China Forum Venture Capital Competition was held in Vancouver on Nov 16 - 17, 2019. The UBC China Forum is an event that brought together both Canadian and Chinese business leaders to build strong Canada-China trade relations and to spotlight industry executives and emerging companies in technology and other industries. The Venture Capital Competition provided an opportunity for companies to introduce a select group of companies to influential venture capitalists, investment firms [...]

December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

CuePath Talks to Researchers at Fraser Health-SFU Pitch Day Event

On November 27, 2019, CuePath participated in the Fraser Health-SFU Research Pitching Day event. This was the 4th time that this half-day event was held. The aim of the Pitch Day event is to build new research collaborations between Fraser Health, Simon Fraser University, and innovators in the community. Tech companies, doctors, inventors and community leaders “pitched” their innovations in hope of collaborating with researchers to validate the effectiveness of their new product or service. [...]

November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

CuePath was Featured in C2CAN’s New Online Magazine (Sept. Edition)

Victor Lesau, CuePath Co-Founder and CEO, shares his experiences and stories with C2CAN on their new online & printed magazine.   Click here to read the full story : C2CAN September 2019 CuePath story

November 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

A Case for Making Medication Adherence the 5th Vital Sign

  The global healthcare industry recognizes four primary vital signs that are indicators of the human body’s essential life-sustaining functions. The vital signs provide a quick snapshot of the patient’s general health.   4 Primary Vital Signs Measurement Equipment Body temperature Thermometer Blood pressure Sphygmomanometer Heart rate (pulse) Stethoscope / watch Respiratory rate Stethoscope / watch   Paramedics and Emergency Response Technicians often observe pupil size as a vital sign that indicates medical conditions such [...]

November 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|