The bottle cap records the number of pill dispenses, with date and time and device ID. The purpose of this electronic monitoring is to monitor compliance with a medication regimen.
This technology has been used in the past to record patient compliance, and to provide medication consumption history to patients.
Electronic assisted compliance is not the only MEMS’ indicator, it is also used in conjunction with demographics, clinical state and symptoms to learn more about patient characteristics that influence adherence to a medication regimen.
Care.Global-MEMS is HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant. Electronic data capture, data transfer and data access are all confidential and secure during every stage of data transmission.