As told by Debbie Schmelzer, PA-C
Mobile App Helps Patient
“He’s not a guy who loves cell phones, but, he said, ‘I’m loving this (Activate’s communication via his cell phone), because, if it weren’t for this, I wouldn’t remember to take my medication.’”
Physician Assistant Debbie Schmelzer explains how a patient who was not a big fan of cell phones now uses his to access Activate’s Twine app, a collaborative care platform, to get reminders to take his nightly cholesterol medication. As a result, he has lowered his overall cholesterol by 50 points.