Perceptimed Awarded NIH Development Grant

PERCEPTIMED AWARDED $1.5M NIH DEVELOPMENT GRANT   MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – PerceptiMed, Inc., was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop and test a secure, individual medication system for long-term care facilities.  Dr. Alan Jacobs, CEO and founder of PerceptiMed will serve as the principal investor and scientific leader.  Co-investigators on the grant are Amy A. Vogelsmeier, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing; and Dr. Eric Poon, associate professor of medicine and vice president and chief medical information officer at Boston Medical Center. As specified by […]

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Perceptimed Founder Jacobs To Speak At Bio2device Group Event

PERCEPTIMED FOUNDER JACOBS TO SPEAK AT BIO2DEVICE GROUP EVENT MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 25, 2014 – “Preventing Drug-Related Patient Injury and Death with Advanced, Cost-Effective Technology” is the topic Alan Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and founder of PerceptiMed, will address at the Bio2Device lecture.  The lecture will take place May 6th at the Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA at 8:30 a.m. Each year more than 800,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur in long-term care facilities in the U.S.  Additionally, national studies of retail pharmacy prescription-dispensing accuracy document an average error rate of 1.7%, or more […]

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