Medication management (p1):

Taking the right medication at the right time. Tools to help make that happen.

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Analysis & Exploration: Medication management

Medication Management Systems: Which?

"Good" medication management is widely believed to be desirable, by older adults as well as by clinicians. This article is about what factors make medication management systems useful for a given person, and outlines a series of circumstances for which specific features of these products can be helpful. Think of this as a "how to get started" guide to the topic of medication management systems.

 

 

From MD to Alexa Skills Developer: My Journey

Retired physician, Dr Bob Kolock, shares his new "hobby": Alexa Skills Developer. He describes how he came to be interested in Alexa, and describes some of the 13 skills he has developed. Many of these skills are useful for older adults, and Dr. Kolock's perspective from "both sides of the stethoscope" makes them especially intriguing.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Medication management

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

A Guided Exploration of Pill Management Methods

SF Village explorers join in a guided exploration of five key questions about how they organize and manage their pills (prescriptions and dietary suppliments). .........Read more

Wearable Technology V. Experimental Smart Watch Applications

Wearable Technolgy V. In the final portion of his presentation on wearable technology, Prof. Mandokiya described some experimental uses of smart shoes and smart watches to help physicans who are prescribing an incremental walking program after vascular surgery for patients with peripheral artery... .........Read more

Wearable Technology IV. WearableTextiles

Wearable Technology IV. Continuing his presentation on the ways in which research can inform the development of health applications for wearable technology, Prof. Mandokiya described the work of his own Wearable Sensing Lab at the University of Rhode Island, with its focus on wearable e-textiles... .........Read more

Wearable Technology III. Monitoring Parkinsons Symptoms

Wearable Technology III. Prof. Mandokiya narrated the story of his own early research investigating the use of  smart watch technology to monitor the symptoms of Parkinsons -- the tremors -- in order to help physicians monitor the effectiveness of medications they had prescribed. .........Read more

Wearable Technology II. The Internet of Things

Wearable Technology II. Following his overview of the talk, Prof. Mandokiya provided an explanation of how the broad new system termed "the internet of things" works -- linking appliances with sensors to transmitting devices like smart phones and Alexa, which forward these signals to "the cloud... .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Medication management (shared by our Explorers)

Memo Box Smart Pillbox

 
Memo Box Deluxe
 

Memo Box Deluxe by Tinylogics is a modular smart pill dispenser system that is designed to work with Wi-Fi and an optional smartphone app.

 

Worst Pills, Best Pills

 

Worst Pills, Best Pills is a reference website with commentary on drug interactions or potentially harmful drugs which may be pending removal from the market.

 

Dr Poket Medication Reminder App

 

The Dr Poket Android app is intended, among other things, to be a reminder to the user to take the right medications at the right time, and to notify designated persons if they are not taken.

 

PASS Packs

 

PASS Packs by Parata Technology is a prepackaging system for pharmacies designed to assist patients with medication adherence. Doses are prepackaged and marked by time of day.

 

CompuMed

 
 

CompuMed is a countertop device to store and dispense medications at pre programmed times, with alerts.

 

eNNOVEA Pill Planner

 
 

The eNNOVIA 14-Day Pill Planner is designed to improve medication adherence through organization of daily doses in a countertop dispenser.

 

Med-E-Lert (GMS Automatic Pill Dispenser)

 
 

Med-E-Lert is an automated pill dispenser with multiple features designed to support medication regimen adherence.

 

Med-Q Pillbox

 
 

The Med-Q Pillbox is a 7-day a.m./p.m. organizer with audible and flashing light alarms to draw attention to dosage timing.

From the website: "The Med-Q programmable Pill Box with triple alarms makes pill time simple. Seniors use the simplicity of the Pill Reminder flashing light box to...

 

MedaCube by PharmAdva

 
MedaCube, medication management aid
 

MedaCube is a connected medication organizing and dispensing device with up to a 90-day capacity and is designed to send text messages to designees in the case of missed doses.

 

 

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