Truepill halts Adderall prescriptions, heart algorithm taps Apple Watch data, and home health sees a goldrush

In the latest edition of STAT Health Tech: Truepill halts Adderall prescriptions and Mayo Clinic researchers tap Apple Watch data to detect a weak heart pump.

Truepill halts prescriptions for stimulants

The online pharmacy Truepill is temporarily halting prescriptions of Adderall and other controlled substances used to treat ADHD as concerns mount that some telehealth startups are prescribing those medicines too liberally, the Wall Street Journal reports. Truepill, which didn’t provide a customer list, said it was acting out of an abundance of caution.

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