Noah J Nelson on Tuesday, Feb. 18th
I know that’s a very mid-Aughts headline, but for all the money Big Pharma has they really haven’t kept up with the times. This Wired Design article suggests that is about to change.
For $20 a month, PillPack will deliver prescription drugs to patients with the efficiency of Amazon Prime. Pillpack came to life thanks to a new incubator program at the famed design consultancy IDEO and the core of their service is a small blue box that organizes all of your med into “dose packets,” little plastic baggies marked with the date and time they’re to be taken. A jumble of amber bottles are replaced by an efficient to-do list made of drugs.