Medication entry is pretty straightforward. Patients start by typing in a drug name.
Tag: medication compliance
DoseSmart is a medication reminder device
The ACC’s free Med Reminder app is an excellent choice to recommend to patients
Proteus receives funding boost to make ingestible sensors embedded with pills standard.
Uganda is at the forefront of fighting AIDS in Africa. According to the article, Uganda has been widely praised for its effective AIDS policy, which saw condom use promoted and disease rates slashed from over 15 percent in the early 1990’s to less then half, at around 6 percent.One of the reasons for the decrease in disease rates is through the use of targeted educational campaigns that remind people to take their medication. Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) need a compliance rate of 95% or greater to have maxium effectiveness, so programs aimed at increasing awareness and medication adherence are driving the decrease in AIDs rates.
Review of Pillboxie app whose purpose is to remind patients to take their medications, improving compliance which in turn should improve outcomes.
By: Pascal Pfiffner [Pascal Pfiffner, MD, PhD is an post-doctoral informatics fellow at Boston Childrens Intelligent Health Lab and the lead programmer of MedCalc, a medical calculator for iOS. He recently attended a fascinating meeting of the MIT Enterprise Forum on NFC Healthcare Technologies in Cambridge and submitted this report.] Whenever a new technology emerges, […]
Walgreens has recently made some significant updates to its popular mobile app including a Pill Reminder, Transfer by Scan and Refill by Scan