This is the home page for our research into medication management tools, including pill reminder apps, other types of pill reminders and pill organizers, complex medication management systems, and related topics such as maintaining a correct medication list. We have initiated this project, because imperfect medication adherence is one of the leading causes of premature … Read more
Dr. Mindy Renfro and Dr. Richard Caro gave a joint talk on “Technology for Managing Medication in Alzheimer’s Disease” at the 2016 American Society on Aging meeting (March 22, 2016). Below is a video of the talks. Overview The talk is in two parts. In the first part, Dr. Mindy Renfro discusses the clinical aspects … Read more
Drug company advertisements often end with the phrase “Ask your Doctor about…” followed by the newest drug being promoted. While surely they mean to ask if the new drug is right for you to start taking, I suggest a different question to ask your Doctor: “Of all the drugs prescribed for me, which one is most important for me to take correctly?”
Do you have an idea for a pill dispensing product? Good for you. You’ve seen the problem and complexity of multiple medication and you have an idea to make it better. I commend you.
At NightingaleRx we’ve learned a few things from evaluating other pill dispensers and studying the medication management landscape. Here are a few things to keep in mind that may assist in your endeavors: