The healthcare industry is changing rapidly, and new products and services are here to help patients dispense and take their medications as prescribed. Learn about these new technologies and how they may fit into your life.
Medication dispensing machines in hospitals: how to reduce medication errors with automated systems
Medication errors affect almost seven million Americans per year, leading to 7,000–9,000 deaths and $40 billion in healthcare spending. The good news? They are entirely preventable.
Medication dispensing errors and prevention: how smart automation can help
Medication errors claim thousands of lives and affect over seven million people across the United States each year. About one-third of these errors occur when medications are dispensed to patients or loved ones.
Read on to learn how automating the medication dispensing process can help minimize the risk of medication errors, offering relief for overburdened caregivers and healthcare professionals.
How Do the Hero Pill Dispenser and Hero App Work?
Organizing prescription bottles, remembering when a dose should be taken, and trying to stay on top of medication schedules and refills can make medication management feel like a second job.
Luckily, it doesn’t have to be.
Hero is here to help streamline med management to make the whole process a lot easier and a lot safer for everyone involved.
Big Changes for Our Smallest Patients: Transformative Technologies for Children with Chronic Health Needs
About the Author: David I. Rappaport MD has been a Pediatric Hospitalist at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE since 2005. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is known for his research in the care of children with medical complexity as they prepare and undergo surgical procedures.