Sirum

By ASPIREist | Just for a Minute. A startup that gives surplus medications to those most in need.

Episode 2, Just For A Minute: Sirum

Startups

‘Match.com for Unused Medicine’

Kiah Williams helped found a nonprofit that connects unused prescription drugs with low-income patients<p>Five years ago, Kiah Williams, then 24, and two other young Stanford University graduates started devoting their nights and weekends to launching a startup. The trio wanted to help low-income …

Medicine

SIRUM - Kiah Williams

Connecting unused drugs, uninsured patients

HEALTH CARE<p>Seven years ago, a group of Stanford students realized that a tremendous amount of medicine was being wasted and that it could help uninsured patients.<p>Their idea has grown into a nonprofit that helps health care centers and drug companies donate unused prescriptions to pharmacies that …

Your unused drugs can benefit your facility, those in need | I Advance Senior Care

Long-term care (LTC) communities looking to improve efficiencies and finances while helping the less fortunate may find an ally in a California-based …

Beyond Bitcoin: some alternative marketplaces lend social empowerment

A variety of companies, like e-Choupal and OneMorePallet, are creating new marketplaces to add value - and boost social and environmental benefits, writes SustainAbility's Lindsay Clinton<p><i>This is the first in a series of posts by SustainAbility about business-model innovations that accelerate social</i> …

Google-Backed Nonprofit Startups Tackle World's Toughest Problems

Don't say the tech world never did anything for the greater good.<p>Amid the general Bay Area furor over tech shuttles and rapid gentrification, there …

Startups

Meet the five Google.org-backed startups that are part tech startups, part non-profits

When New York City teacher Charles Best started DonorsChoose — a nonprofit that lets teachers crowdfund projects and supplies for their classrooms — in 2000, philanthropy was still done the old-fashioned way: Wealthy folks went to charity galas, local organizations held food drives in parking lots, …

Startups

The shocking cost of wasted prescription pills

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Kiah Williams

Kiah Williams<p>SIRUM<p>Organization: SIRUM<p>What is SIRUM?<p>SIRUM disrupts the pharmaceutical supply chain by redistributing unused, unexpired medicine that …

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Saving Medicine : Saving Lives

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How Donation Works<p>Lead<p>the community in sustainable healthcare practices<p>Reduce<p>drug destruction costs, which can cost up to $3/pound<p>Watch Our …

Medicine Waste UK

The campaign<p><b>Wasted or unused medicine is a serious and growing problem within the NHS that you can help tackle.</b><p>It is estimated that as much …

SIRUM Cofounder Kiah Williams On Winning $500K

What’s it like to win $500,000? We caught up with Kiah Williams just after she took first prize in the Forbes $1 Million Change The World competition at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia

Why online doctor ratings are good medicine

A growing number of health consumers are consulting online physician-rating sites when choosing doctors even if the value of those sites--whether …