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ZappRx Launches Specialty Drug Prescribing Platform at Arizona Pulmonary Specialists and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The platform will be used by healthcare providers to simplify the complex and time-consuming process of prescribing specialty medications.

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Julia Austin Joins ZappRx’s Board of Directors

ZappRx, a digital health company that reduces the administrative burden associated with prescribing specialty medications, announced today that Julia Austin has joined its Board of Directors. Over the past several years, Austin has successfully led large organizations in technical positions, and partnered with entrepreneurs to help start and scale technology companies. As a member of its Board, Austin will provide leadership coaching to ZappRx with a focus on engineering, process, staffing, and functional operations.

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ZappRx Launches Specialty Drug Prescribing Platform at Tufts Medical Center

ZappRx, a digital health company that reduces the administrative burden associated with prescribing specialty medications, today announced that its platform has been deployed at the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center, with plans to extend to other areas within the Tufts Medical Center. 

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ZappRx raises $25 million in Series B funding led by Qiming US Healthcare Fund with Participation from SR One and GV

Digital health company ZappRx will use the funding to build its team, drive provider adoption nationwide, and accelerate company growth

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ZappRx announces new prior authorization partnership with PARx Solutions

ZappRx (zapprx.com), a digital specialty prescribing platform focused on increasing patient access to specialty therapy, announced a partnership with PARx Solutions (parxsolutions.com), a leader in helping prescribers manage prescription prior authorizations (PA). This strategic partnership combines ZappRx’s expertise in automating the specialty drug prescribing process with PARx’s expertise in helping prescribers overcome challenges experienced during prior authorization that lead to delays in patients receiving their medications.

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ZappRx CEO Zoë Barry named to LinkedIn's Next Wave Top Professionals Under 35

The process of filling a prescription for a specialty drug can be incredibly time consuming and complex, requiring reams of paperwork from healthcare providers. Zoe Barry, a 31-year-old Wall Street veteran, became interested in tackling those inefficiencies after her younger brother was diagnosed with severe epilepsy.

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ZappRx appoints Peter Wirth Executive Chairman

ZappRx (zapprx.com), a digital specialty prescribing platform focused on increasing patient access to therapy, today announced the appointment of Peter Wirth as Executive Chairman.

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ZappRx Hires Biopharmaceutical Industry Leader as Chief Operating Officer

Boston, MA, September 20, 2016 – ZappRx (zapprx.com), a digital specialty prescribing platform focused on increasing patient access to therapy, today announced the hiring of Sandy DiCesare as Chief Operating Officer. DiCesare most recently served as VP of Commercial Operations at Takeda Oncology. She joined Millennium Pharmaceuticals in 1998 as VP, Information Technology and then served as VP, Launch Platform in 2002, leading the build-out of capabilities to support Millennium's first oncology launch. Millennium Pharmaceutical was acquired by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited in 2008.

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ZappRx Hires Industry Leader to Drive Commercial Growth

Boston, MA, April 27, 2016 – ZappRx (zapprx.com), a digital specialty prescribing platform focused on increasing efficient patient access to therapy, today announced the hiring of Lorrie Carr as Chief Commercial Officer. Carr previously served as Divisional VP, Enterprise Specialty Sales & Product Management at Walgreens and has held leadership roles in Global Market Access, Sales and Marketing within pharmaceutical companies Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda Oncology) and Schering-Plough (now Merck).

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ZappRx helps Wonderland BookSavers donate books to Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA, December 14, 2015 – Books are gifts that keep on giving. They inspire lifelong learning, and help improve literacy and language skills. That’s why on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, ZappRx employees partnered with Wonderland BookSavers of Connecticut and Reach Out and Read to donate nearly 2,000 books to Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.

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ZappRx Founder and CEO Zoë Barry named to BBJ's 40 Under 40 list

Cambridge, MA, September 9, 2015 – Zoë Barry, Founder and CEO of ZappRx, the leading mobile platform that automates specialty drug prescription management for patients, physicians and pharmacists, has been named to Boston Business Journal’s prestigious 40 under 40 list. This year’s list focuses on business and civic leaders who are making a major impact in the community while also improving the civic health of the Boston area through volunteer work and other forms of philanthropy.

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ZappRx raises $5.6M to bring on key talent and accelerate company growth

Boston, MA, April 2, 2015 – ZappRx (zapprx.com), today announced that it has raised a $5.6M Series A round led by SR One, the venture arm of GlaxoSmithKline, with participation from Atlas Ventures. ZappRx is building the leading mobile platform to automate specialty drug prescription management for patients, physicians, and pharmacists. The company also announced a partnership with biopharmaceutical company Zafgen (NASDAQ: ZFGN), to help automate the prescription management process for patients affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and hypothalamic injury-associated obesity (HIAO). Additionally, Jeremy Levin, former CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical, has also joined the board of ZappRx.

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ZappRx In the News

ZappRx Launches Specialty Drug Prescribing Platform at Tufts Medical Center

ZappRx, a digital health company that reduces the administrative burden associated with prescribing specialty medications, today announced that its platform has been deployed at the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center

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Two digital health startups mark milestones to simplify medication orders

ZappRx and Digital Pharmacist are completely different businesses but they both use digital technology to help their customers navigate the complex process of drug ordering and related services.

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ZappRx Launches Its Drug Prescribing Platform at Tufts Medical Center

ZappRx, a digital health startup that provides a platform to expedite the process of prescribing specialty drugs, announced today that its solution has been deployed at Tufts Medical Center.

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ZappRx gets $25M for specialty drug prescribing app

Digital specialty prescribing platform ZappRx has raised $25 million in Series B funding in a round led by Qiming US Healthcare Fund. GV, formerly Google Ventures, and SR One also contributed funding.

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Digital health company ZappRx raises $25M

ZappRx is planning to grow its specialty pharmaceutical management platform, thanks to a $25 million funding round announced today.

 

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ZappRx launches pilot test in New York, hoping to streamline the process of getting a prescription

Can a smartphone app eliminate some of the snafus that can happen in getting prescriptions from a doctor's office to a pharmacy and then into a patient's hands?
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13 key seed deals of the year in Boston tech

For a sense of what the next wave of hot startups in Boston could look like, here are 13 of the local seed funding deals that caught our eye this year.
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The Daily Startup: Insight VP Backs Tag-Management Co. Ensighten

In this morning’s Web roundup, Ensighten Inc. raises $40 million to advance its digital marketing technology. Opower adds a senior manager as it staffs up on utility expertise. Also, VC confidence climbs.
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ZappRx Lands $1M To Rethink Prescription Processing With A Pharmacy-Agnostic Mobile Checkout Platform

Today, technology is in the process of transforming healthcare. The whole nine years: From software, medicine and insurance to fitness, care delivery and the very science behind all of it. By now, this probably sounds like a familiar refrain, and for good reason. Whether it’s the adoption of EMRs, Quantified Self-inspired wearable tech, social health communities or new digital medicines like Proteus’ FDA-approved ingestible sensors and “smart pills,” change is coming fast.
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Industry To Watch In 2014: Healthcare Tech

Healthcare is miles behind the curve when it comes to technological innovation, an industry that historically has not been easy to innovate for. This month's implementation of Obamacare, however, is just one of several macro trends in the space that could well create “the perfect storm” for entrepreneurship, positioning healthcare tech as a very interesting industry to watch in 2014.
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ZappRx Nabs $5.6M, Inks Zafgen Deal to E-Prescribe Obesity Meds

Xconomy Boston —  Founder and CEO Zoë Barry says the company will use the cash to continue staffing up. ZappRx had six employees when Xconomy last caught up with the company in January 2014. It now has 25, with offices in Boston and New York, and as Barry says, half its employees are women.
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