Health Applications

Intelligent Drug Dispenser
REMOTE TREATMENT MONITORING SYSTEM
PURPOSE
  • Mobile Treatment Monitoring System
    • Simplifying dosage regiments
    • Communication with patients
    • Feedback for doctor
PROBLEM
  • Not taking prescribed medications on scheduled time.
  • Occurs psychological and physical problems on patients.
  • Has crucial effects on society, economy, and environment.
  • Causes late or never fully recovery.
  • 45 / 100 boxes of drugs are wasted unopened in Turkey.
  • With respect to the year 2011, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey paid 6.750.000.000 TL for wasted and unused medication.
IMPORTANCE OF THE PROBLEM
  • Poor commmunication and knowledge transfer between patient and doctors.
  • Not tracing the usage of prescribed medications by doctors and patient himself/herself.
  • Extended treatment period are harmful for patients.
  • Turkish Ministry of Health covers %40 of the prescription expenditure.
CURRENT SOLUTIONS
  • Direct Methods
    • Observed directly by doctor.
    • Require regular visits and more time.
    • More costly with respect to indirect methods.
    • Are not applicable in the long-term.
  • Indirect Methods
    • More practical than direct methods.
    • Easily implemented by patient and low costs.
    • Has risk to provide wrong or missing information by patient to doctor due to forgetfulness.
    • Medication Dispenser
      • Dispense drugs automatically.
      • Scheduling timer.
      • Small local database.
      • Requires technical knowledge for set up.
    • Pill Organizers
      • Scheduling timer.
      • Small local database.
    • Medication Reminders
      • Scheduling timer.
DEFICIENCY OF CURRENT SOLUTIONS
  • No automated feedback mechanism.
  • Generally misguided feedbacks.
  • Require technical skills.
  • Lack of medication usage history.
  • Not capable of detecting the effects among medications.
  • Needs to be done regularly.
REMOTE TREATMENT MONITORING SYSTEM
  • Will include all the current solutions and complements their deficiencies.
  • Will be based on the coordinated effort of the remote management related technology.
  • Aims to have firm place in the middle of patient and doctor to exchange information via secured line by automatically.
  • Components of RTMS
    • Development of the Electronic Healthcare Record System (EHRS)
      • Development of Patient Information System (PIS)
      • Development of the Patient Monitoring System (PMS)
      • Development of the Patient Notification System (PNS)
    • Development of Intelligent Drug Dispenser (IDD)
    • Development of Mobile Tracking System (MTS)
  • Architectural Design
    • Interaction of Components
    • Interaction of Components
ELECTRONIC HEALTHCARE RECORD SYSTEM
  • Center component of RTMS.
  • Consist of ;
    • Patient Information System (PIS)
    • Patient Monitoring System (PMS)
    • Patient Notification System (PNS)
  • Keeps all patient related records such as doctor remarks, medication usage, hospital records, etc.
  • User interface of RTMS used by doctors, personnel, pharmacy, etc.
INTELLIGENT DRUG DISPENSER
  • Hardware/Software component of the RTMS.
  • Maintains medication usage by monitoring and informing patients.
  • Snchronize latest scheduling via cabled network, wireles network or Edge/3G/4G.
  • Uses voice alerts, light alerts, SMS Notifiers on EHRS, etc.
  • Medication data inquiried by QR Codes.
DESIGN IMAGES OF DD
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