For many patients who take multiple prescription drugs, keeping their medication schedule regular and correct is complicated - and what's worse, mistakes in a normal dosage routine can lead to serious health implications. From juggling prescription renewals and pharmacy pickups, to stocking daily and weekly pill organizers, it can be complicated for anyone - but older people in particular, who are more commonly prescribed multiple medications, are especially vulnerable to the pharma complexities.
Far-me, a Belo Horizonte Founder Institute portfolio company, is an online and tele-pharmacy service that is radically simplifying the prescription medications process for Brazilian patients. Led by Co-Founder & CEO Samilla Dornellas Faria, Far-me organizes medicines according to the date and time prescribed by the doctor, and delivers them to your home every month, already separated and organized by day and time.
Far-me's direct-to-consumer pharmacy solution has recently been on a red-hot winning streak. The team was recognized with the Health Prize at Inovativa Brazil:
And Far-me also took home Best Startup Award at BioTechTown's Demo Day:
Most recently, CEO Samilla Dornellas presented at the Regional Pharma Council at Rio Grande do Sul - watch her full presentaiton below (*Portugese language):
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