In search of a tech solution to poor drug compliance

TECH TALK


Surely in this day and age there’s a fancy tech solution to the age-old problem of people not taking their medications? 

Enter stage left the smart pill bottle, a medication container that glows or makes a noise if a patient fails to open it to take their pills at the prescribed time.

Such smart pill bottles, which are already on the market, are also programmed to send alerts to friends or family if patients miss their meds for two out of three days.

That’s brilliant, but what if we made them even more