Missing Pills cost $280 billion per year—can smart Pill Boxes help?
Smart Pill Box with Triple Audio Visual Reminders
The Old fashion Pill Box has not changed for 100’s of years. No more than a pill Holder, the biggest change was a compartment for each day f the week. These pill boxes are what has lead us to the problem situation that we are in now. A smart pill box is a programmable ,electronic pill dispenser. The devices will ensure that the user will be notified of the time and the dose to take. Some thing as sim[le as the Med-Q Smart Pill Box can be a simple affordable solution to medication mistakes
New types of Pill bottles that actually track the user
Cutting edge Technologies for tracking meds include smart pill bottles. These Pill Bottles will actually detect when opened and the pill bottle even knows how many pills were removed . Users are notified by their health care professional; if and when they are neglected their prescription medications.
Many other aids, such as, digestible sensors or a monitor that is worn on the body and can detect if the pills have been taken. “With these new technologies you are able to detect if the drug has been taken. This is vital to individuals who are suffering form condition such as, psychiatric patients or Individuals on a expensive treatments where forgetting a signle pill often leads to a direct economic impact of 10,000’s of dollars.
Smart Phone apps
A report that was just published by the Lux Research Group said
“With the growing population, and especially due to the negative trends associated with poor lifestyle choices, the number of patients with (multiple) chronic diseases will grow significantly in the upcoming years,” “These patients are the most likely to struggle with keeping up with multiple medications and, to control the costs of care and improve outcomes, the healthcare industry will increasingly rely on medication adherence-monitoring solutions.”
We are in the “Golden Age of Medicine, however as the Late Surgeon General C. Everett Koop said:
“Medication doesn’t work if you don’t take it”
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