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AM547 MedReady Pill Dispenser

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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!

Many individuals aging in place may have difficulty remembering and taking their medications when they’re supposed to.  The original MedReady Automatic Medication Dispenser can help with that!

According to the product’s website, “MedReady increases medication compliance up to 96.7% by virtually eliminating missed doses and overdosing medication.  If the medication is prescribed correctly, the effectiveness of the drugs remains high because the blood plasma levels do not fluctuate outside of required tolerances.”

Features of the pill dispenser include:

  • If the patient doesn’t take their medication at designated time, the device notifies MedReady’s data center which then notifies caregivers via text message, phone call, or email
  • Low frequency alarm notifies patient when it’s time to take medication
  • Holds up to 28 doses
  • Can dispense 1 to 4 times per day
  • Each compartment can hold up to 9 M&M size pills
  • And more

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I’d like to take a moment to thank InTRAC, the Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation for sponsoring our transcript today.  You can find out more about InTRAC at

That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.

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