Smart Packaging Drives Med Reminders

Smart Packaging Drives Med Reminders

About 60 percent of all U.S. adults take at least one maintenance prescription drug for a chronic condition. For patients aged 62 to 85, that rises to 87 percent. While modern pharmaceuticals can perform miracles, they only work when you take them. And patient...
Xkelet 3D printed casts [video]

Xkelet 3D printed casts [video]

When you broke an arm or leg back in the day, you’d end up with a bulky plaster cast. If nothing else, you could get your friends or kids to sign it or draw cartoons on it. Until the cast was removed, however, neither you nor your medical professional could see...
Countertop Robot Dispenses Pills [video]

Countertop Robot Dispenses Pills [video]

One of the biggest problems with drug therapies is not the effectiveness of the medication, but the lack of compliance on the part of the patient. Even a single missed dose can have a significant impact in some treatments. When you consider all the missed doses across...