Medication Education, Decision Support, Reminding and Monitoring System (MEDSReM)

Case ID:
UA17-064
Description:

Title: Medication Education, Decision Support, Reminding and Monitoring System (MEDSReM)

 

Invention: MEDSReM consists of an app and a companion website that provide individuals with the continuous use of effective strategies that sustain the individual's adherence to antihypertensive medications.

 

Background: With hypertension being the most common chronic disease among older adults, medication adherence is critical in order to avoid hypertension's possible effects, including strokes and end organ damage in the kidneys, retina and brain. Typically only 50% of patients adhere to their medication regimen. The app and website mentioned here support patient's and individuals in maintaining consistency in taking their antihypertensive medications.

Applications:

  • Prescription medication adherence
  • Blood pressure monitoring

 

Advantages:

  • Offers decision support and determines safe intervals for individuals who missed taking medication
  • Monitors blood pressure

 

 

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Lewis Humphreys
Licensing Manager, Eller College of Mngmt & OTT
The University of Arizona
lewish@tla.arizona.edu
Inventors:
Kathleen Insel
Jeannie Lee
Gilles Einstein
Daniel Morrow
Wendy Rogers
Tracy Mitzner
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