Smart medicine container (Patent US7269476B2)

Smart medicine container (Patent US7269476B2)


Publication/Creation Date
September 11 2007
Creators/Contributors
Nitesh Ratnakar (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Discursive Type
Inventions
Description
Abstract:

A medicine dispensing system is provided that comprises of a medicine container with an inbuilt pill dispensing assembly which automatically dispenses a prescribed dose of medicine at prescribed times. It alerts the patient when a dose of medicine has been dispensed. The alert signal is a local audio or visual alarm or a remote reminder by phone, wireless network or internet. A modem and communication ports are provided which enable the said medicine container to communicate with remote parties like health care professionals and medical devices such as glucose meter. This feature allows remote medicine management, disease management and health education. An internal microprocessor and a memory chip control and execute electronic functions of the said medicine container. Sensors are provided to detect whether a dose has been dispensed and whether it is consumed. The said medicine container is able to record, analyze and report patient's compliance with a medicine regimen.
HCI Platform
Carryables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Hand
Marketing Keywords
Source
https://patents.google.com/patent/US7269476B2

Related Items
Nitesh Ratnakar
Date archived
October 29 2020
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
Nitesh Ratnakar. (September 11 2007). "Smart medicine container (Patent US7269476B2)". Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/4972