Avoiding Problematic Polypharmacy in Seniors

Avoiding Problematic Polypharmacy in Seniors

Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of multiple medications by a patient. It is not a condition, it is simply a statement of fact. While the number of medications qualified as polypharmacy is not clearly defined, technically it is > 1, it is generally agreed that...
A Cure for Medication Non-adherence

A Cure for Medication Non-adherence

Medication non-adherence is a major problem, worldwide. In this paper we propose a cure that includes innovative new technologies of the IoT and particularly the RxPense® Hub, a medication dispensing, management and remote monitoring system developed by Medipense, and...
Medication Errors

Medication Errors

The latest cost of non-adherence is in – the US alone it is over $337 billion, up from $317 billion in 2012. In Europe, it is estimated at €125 billion and contributes to the premature deaths of nearly 200,000 Europeans a year.¹ Amazing: more that 500 Million...
Medication Management

Medication Management

Medication management activities include prescription, selection, preparation and dispensing of medications to patients. Some definitions of medication management also include the administration and ongoing monitoring of patients. If one follows the path of a...

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