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Health Tech Company Emme Launches Birth Control Tracking Smart Case and App

Hormonal oral contraception, or “the pill,” is 99% effective when used perfectly – taken every day at the same time. But that’s not always an easy goal to accomplish; in typical use, the average efficacy drops to about 91%.

“I really saw this as a problem that can be solved with modern technology,” Amanda French, cofounder and CEO of the health technology vendor Emme, told Healthcare IT News.

French, who has a background in medical device development, was a biodesign innovation fellow at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign from 2016 to 2017.

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