Health & Care
KnowYourMeds was created with the belief that an informed patient is a healthier patient. Through KnowYourMeds' advanced, patented digital technology, our app can guide and track your medications in order to provide personalized advice about the potential interactions between your medications, your diet and lifestyle, as well as provide answers to any potential questions you may have about your medications. Additionally, KnowYourMeds keeps users informed with the latest published developments related to their illness/es and medications and maintains an up-to-date database of user-reported adverse effects/side effects to provide the most complete source of medication information available to users.
KnowYourMeds was founded by Kim Shah, who most recently served as global director of marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Kim has also served in high-level positions with Sciformix, Convoq, e-tractions, Micrografx, and IBM/Lotus Development. Kim holds a B.Sc. from Imperial College London, and an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
This we believe
lead to a healthier life!
Hundreds of millions of Americans take prescription medications; yet 80% of patients do not read the warnings provided with those prescriptions. The global patient population is as bad or even worse, given varying literacy levels.
It is typically only after experiencing a side effect that most patients begin searching for information. However, there is not currently one place to find or keep up-to-date with the latest developments - such as new competitive medications, new reported adverse effects/side effects, the experiences of other users, new research, etc. For example, the FDA maintains a database of adverse effects/side effects that is available for patients, but the data and insights are not easily accessible or understandable.
*As of August 2019.
Know the Brains
Dr. Venkat Srinivasan
An expert in the field of computational linguistics, Dr. Venkat Srinivasan brings his rich academic background and knowledge of intelligent technology to KYM.
As the Ex Global Director of Marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Kim Shah is on a mission to make world a healthier and happier place.
Our Medical Advisory Panel
Dr. Sanjiv Chopra
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Specializing in Hepatology and Gastroenterology
Dr. Martin Abrahamson
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Specializing in Endocrinology
Dr. Frank J. Domino
Professor UMass Medical School. Family Medicine
Dr. Jill Grimes
Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians
Dr. John Sharp
Professor, Harvard Medical School and UCLA. Board Certified Psychiatrist
Mr. Jay Gupta
Director of Pharmacy and Integrative Health, Harbor Homes Inc.
Dr. Joseph Mikhael
Professor, Mayo Clinic of Medicine. Specializing in Hematology
Dr. Robert H. Shmerling
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Duane S. Pinto
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Specializing in Cardiology.