The 1-Clic Vial System is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, or by upper extremity amputees. The system is made up of 1-Clic vials (bottles) and closures (lids), which are moisture and light resistant. The lid can be opened with minimal pressure on the tab at the top of vial and a slight turn of the lid. An audible “click” signals that a closure is properly secured. The closure can be used in a child-resistant or non-ch
The 12 Alarm Mini Pager Pill Timer is an audible and vibrating medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors. Designed to alert those who need to be reminded to take medications at frequent intervals, this device features daily alarms that automatically signal each day without re-programming, an auto button feature that protects from accidental erasure when battery is be changed, and a countdown, custom, and meeting timer that gives disti
The Apex Medicine Spoon, model 70001, is a hollow handled liquid medicine spoon calibrated to measure up to 2 teaspoons or 10 cc of liquid. The calibrations are hot stamped and marked for both teaspoon and metric measurements. The spoon has a built-in stand that helps avoid spillage. This device is made of polypropylene (plastic) and is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Custom imprinting. COLORS: Clear or blue.
The Apex Super Dropper, model 70005, is a liquid medication guide. The dropper holds up to 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of liquid, and can be used to deliver medication beyond taste buds. The dropper's stem is clear, with calibrations marked in black. This device is dishwasher safe. MATERIALS: Stem is made of polypropylene; bulb is PVC. OPTIONS: Custom imprinting. COLORS: White, blue, or pink.
The Aqua Pill Timer is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or visual impairments. This compact electronic pillbox has an alarm that can be programmed to beep when it is time for the user to take medication. The pillbox also carries approximately two ounces of water and a straw. A safety top flips open for access to the straw and water. Write-on dosage labels are included. POWER: Uses LR44 button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4.25 x 1 x 2.5
Autodrop Eyedrop Guide is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping difficulties while trying to use an eyedropper. The guide holds the eye open and directs the drops, allowing for accurate eye drop installation. The Autodrop Eyedrop Guide clips into place and positions the bottle at the correct angle over the eye. The special cup design prevents blinking by keeping the lower eyelid open. Unique pinhole directs eyesight upward and away from the descending drops.
AutoMed is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters his/her medications and dosages and a set time that the medications need to be taken. AutoMed will alert the user with messages when it is time to take the medications. The user can make as many entries in the program a
Autosqueeze Eyedrop Bottle Squeezer is a designed for use by individuals with decreased hand strength and manual dexterity. The enlarged levers help to make bottles easier to squeeze by providing extra leverage.
Beep 'n Tell is a voice output medication reminder designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The device may also be useful for others who need to be reminded to take medications. Beep 'n Tell has two reminder functions, an alarm, and a voice recorder-player. The alarm is set once by setting the time between alarms, up to 24 times a day. After the medication is taken, replacing the cap resets the alarm. The voice recorder can record the voice of a doctor or family member. Beep
The Cadex Alarm Watch Pill Timer is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors who need frequent reminders to take medicine or injections. Designed to look like a standard watch, this alarm watch can be set for 12 automatic daily alarms that repeat every day at the same time. Features include a scrolling reminder message function of up to 36 characters and a snooze button that sounds every three minutes until medication is take
The Daily Log Book is designed especially for persons with diabetes to keep track of common activities that affect blood sugar, such as food intake, medication use, rest, and exercise. Using this product, the user can see how daily activities (eating, exercising, resting, and medication intake) affect their blood sugar. This implies that after use, the user can make educated decisions and better manage their diabetes. This product is intended to be a memory aid for diabetics and used to recall t
The E-Pill 7-Day Organizer and Reminder Medinizer Combo is a pill organizer and voice output medication reminder system designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It may also be useful to others who need reminders about taking medications. The E-Pill 7-Day Organizer and Reminder Medinizer Combo includes a compact storage pack made of durable high quality canvas, with seven EZ-to-OPEN Medinizer pill boxes. Each pill box has a day of the week imprinted on top, and includes four
The E-Pill Vibrating Count Down Timer and Alarm is a vibrating medication reminder designed for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The device may also be useful to others who need to be reminded to take medications. Vibration (or a sound alarm) reminds the user to take medications on time. Vibrations are strong and last 60 seconds. The device fits in a purse, shirt pocket, or on a belt. Pressing the Start/Stop button twice resets the timer and starts the count down. The count down timer ca
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an eye drop dispenser to assist people who have the use of only one hand, fine motor disabilities, or have other difficulties applying eye drops into the eye. Easy Eye Drops is an eye medicine dropper that allows and individual to dispense the liquid into the eye using just one hand. This device has two hinged plastic flaps that are located on opposite sides of the nozzle of the dispenser. When an eye is closed, the flaps are placed gent
The Easy Open Vial is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or grasping disabilities and by upper extremity amputees. This plastic bottle and its cap are a single piece with the bottle and top portions connected by a durable and flexible plastic tab. The Easy Open Vial's 1-piece construction is intended to prevent lost caps. To open the bottle, a user squeeze the top sides where indicated by arrows on the cap and the lid pops open. Al
The Eye Drop Guide is a liquid medication guide designed to enable individuals who are blind or have low vision to self-administer eye drops. The user places the guide around the eye drop bottle, then holds the guide against the eye for perfect alignment. The guide is made of soft plastic and conforms to the contours of the face.
The Eye Dropper is a grasping aid and liquid medication guide designed to enable users with weak upper body strength, manual dexterity, or spasticity to apply eye drops with a standard eye dropper bottle. The device is a metal clamp consisting of machined aluminum, steel tubing, and plastic. The user places the eye dropper bottle in the holder at the top, then grasps the device by the two long handles at the bottom. The device is then raised up to the head, with the bottle positioned over the ey
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arthritis and other upper extremity disabilities to administer eye drops. Two pieces of PVC tubing were cut to fit the user's hands and joined with hinges. Between the hinges, a slot was fitted to grip the eye drop container and two knobs touched the sides of the container. When pumped, the knobs squeeze the container and deliver the medication. The device also aids in removing the top of the container. The container is placed in the slot
Dialysis machine, microprocessor based, solid state design in a component oriented system provides flexibility in selection of total system. Venous pressure monitoring, with or without arterial pressure monitoring is available in the blood monitors, which also feature an ultrasonic air leak detector. Fluid monitors are available with or without an ultrafiltrate measurement option, and also feature an infrared blood leak detector. Chemicals and heat disinfection modes are standard. Safety backup
iMed Reminder HD is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications, vitamins or other treatments at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The program sends the user notifications when it is time to take a medication. The user can also view a summary list of medications on the screen. For each medication, the following information can be added: the name of the medicati
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype prescription-medicine pill bottle for individual who are blind or have low vision. Two University of Cincinnati design students, Alex Broerman and Ashley Ma, have designed their “Inclusive Bottles for the Blind” in order to make identification and use of pill bottles more straightforward and affordable than existing high-tech solutions. The bottles were designed after carrying out a survey of existing products and end-users identified a nu
The Insul-Tote is an insulated medication pack designed to transport temperature-sensitive medication, supplies and meters. The square bag is made of washable nylon with foam insulation and has a zipper closure that extends around three sides of the bag.
The Lighted MagRX, model RX-75, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 3x magnification of the bottle's label and illuminates the text with two LED's. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. POWER: Uses 3 #395 button cell batteries (included). WEIGHT: 1.3 ounce
The MagRX, model RX-55, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 2.5x magnification of the bottle's label. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.
The Med Glide System 7 is a pill organizer and voice output medication reminder designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or individuals with memory issues who take medication several times daily. The Med Glide System 7 includes seven daily pill organizers, each of which has four numbered compartments with room for multiple pills, capsules, and tablets. Each organizer opens a closes with the touch of a finger. In addition to the organizers, the system includes an easily progra
The Med Organizer is an insulated medication pack and pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medication several times daily. Designed to safely store and transport all types of medications, this fully insulated case includes a six compartment medication and vitamin organizer, a pill splitter, medication spoon and re-useable forehead thermometer. DIMENSIONS: 6.75 x 5 x 2 inches. COLOR: Black exterior; white interior.
Med Reminder Pro is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters each medication to be taken into the app, including details such as type of medication, side effects, dosages, time (s) that the medication need to be taken, and whether the medication should be taken with or without food.
Med-Time Automatic Pill Dispenser is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals who have memory or cognitive disabilities, or who are blind or have low vision. The unit has two trays with 28 compartments each that hold pills of various shapes and sizes, and it can be programmed to remind and dispense medications and vitamins from one to four times daily. When the alarm sounds, the trays rotate into position and make the appropriate pills available. Tilting the tray dispenses
Medalarm is a medication reminder and compliance tracking device designed for persons with low vision. The device may also be used by others who need to be reminded to take medications. Medalarm was developed as a reminder and tracking device for use with eyedrops, but it can also be used with other medications. It is a portable, reusable, reprogrammable device that fits in a pocket or purse. It attaches simply yet firmly to the medication bottle. Medalarm calculates dosage and alarm times based
MedCoach is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MedCoach sends the user remin
The Medi HydraPak is designed for to provide healthy, continuous hydration for users with lack of mobility or dexterity. Medi Pak hydrating system puts the chair or bed-ridden user back in control. Simply fill the bag and hang it anywhere with S hook (included) — the lengthy tube and patented grip provide easy access while the bite valve makes drinking on demand simple and safe in any position. A multi-day fluid intake guide on the bag lets caretakers monitor 3 days of fluid intake levels. Hydra
Medi-Prompt is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. Medi-Prompt allows the user to schedule medication is four ways: (1) Ad Hoc will not set up any schedules or alerts but keep a record of what medication is taken and when; (2) Timed Doses allows the user to set his/her own schedule of times during the d
The Medication Catch Tray is a tray for dispensing medication designed for use by people with fine motor and grasping disabilities, low vision, or tremors, spasticity or weakness in the hands. This tray is made of FDA-approved food-grade resin, and it is generally rectangular in shape with one end rounded. The user or caregiver can dispense pills or liquid medications onto the tray to prevent spillage or loss. For liquid medicines, there is raised well in the center of the tray where a medicine
Medication Reminder is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (app) is designed to remind people to take medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user sets the time he/she wakes up and goes to bed, enters the number of doses recommended by his/her doctor per day, and presses “Set.” Medication Reminder spaces the doses equally throughout the day and will notify the user wh
The Medication Reminder Watch is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other memory disabilities or low vision. This programmable watch offers up to 12 daily audible alarms and the unit displays the name of the medication to be taken. The watch can also store medication and personal information. The alarms automatically reset for the following day. OPTIONS: Necklace conversion kit. COLOR: Black or grey.
The Medicool Insulin Protector is a carrying case/cooler for insulin and accessories designed to keep the medication cool for up to twelve hours. A freezable insert (like Blue Ice) is frozen in the home freezer, and will hold up to 2 vials of insulin when inserted into the case. Separate compartments hold the syringes, swabs, etc. Two inserts are included. The case includes a carrying/belt strap. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 4 x 3 inches. COLOR: Blue, red, grey, plum, teal, and tan.
MediMemory is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of each medication the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, prescribing doctors, individual prescriptions, and notes on the medication. Based on this i
MediMemory Lite is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MediMemory sends the us
The MeDose Pediatric Vibrating Six Alarm Watch is an audible and vibrating medication reminder designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have learning disabilities, and who take medication or injections for diabetes. This medication reminder is designed to look like a standard youth watch with a brightly colored Velcro strap. It shows the time, day, and date on a back-lit display with large digits. It also features a stopwatch and a timer. It can be set to vibrate or so
The MedReady Automatic Medication Dispenser is a pill organizer and audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, brain injury, or cognitive or memory disabilities. The unit contains a medication-despensing carousel that holds up to 28 doses (up to four doses per day for seven days). A built-in programmable timer rotates the carousel to the next dose at the set time and an audible reminder signal sounds. The unit also has a built-in key lock to prevent dou
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an LED alert portable pill box for individuals with memory disabilities and other conditions that affect memory such as Alzheimer’s disease. Memo is a portable pill box system designed specifically for people with Alzheimer's disease to remind them when and how many pills to take using colored boxes and an LED indicator. The Memo system uses a two-step process: (1) the prescribing physician enters the quantities, time, and other details
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a mobile dialysis for individuals with conditions related to kidney function. Mobilysis is a dialysis machine that is worn on the body and aims to ease the lifestyle of patients by making it possible to cleanse the blood while going about their daily routine rather than spending several hours at the hospital each week. The device attaches to the waist and is compact enough that clothes can fit over it. It can be controlled through a smar
MY tiny REMINDER is a vibrating prompter and medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or cognitive disabilities. The prompter vibrates at a preset time for two seconds and then stops for three seconds; this pattern continues until the user presses any key on the unit. The unit can be carried in a pocket or in the included wristband/wrist wallet, which also has room for other items such as cash, credit cards, keys, or MP3 players. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 2.7
The Personal Emergency Reporting System, model PERS-3600, is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a table-top console which can receive signals from up to 16 wireless transmitters. When a transmitter is activated, the console sends an alarm report to a monitoring service (not included) via the standard telephone network. Upon completion of the monitoring station report, two-way voice communicat
PharmaBraille and PharmaBraille-In-A-Box is a braille translation program designed to produce braille medication labels for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system translates information about pharmaceutical products into tactile or visual braille for pharmacy labeling. PharmaBraille is an e-mail based system, and PharmaBraille-in-a-Box is a software CD. In the e-mail based version, the pharmacist e-mails information about the medication, such as product name, strength, a
The Philips Medication Dispenser is an electronic voice output medication reminder and dispenser designed for use by individuals with vision, memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors who experience difficulty taking medications. It is designed to be used by people who subscribe to the Philips Medication Dispensing Service. Medications are placed in one-ounce plastic cups which are loaded in the Dispenser. The unit can accept up to 60 cups or doses of oral medications into a locked storage are
Pill Bottle Multi Alarm is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The device may also be useful for others who need to be reminded to take medications. Pill Bottle Multi Alarm has a beeping alarm that sounds when it is time to take the medication. Pill Bottle Multi Alarm's electronic timer cap fits right on many prescription vials or on the empty medication container that comes with it. The alarm is set by choosing the interval in hours between
The ResponseLink Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert and medication reminder system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a two-way voice unit that connects to a telephone line and a pendant that can be worn on the user's wrist or around the neck. To contact a help center, the user pushes a red "Emergency" button on either the tabletop unit or on
Rx Identifying Straps are medication identification straps designed for use by individuals with low vision. These reusable colored straps wrap around pill bottles, enabling users to identify their own pill bottles and distinguish between different medications and medications taken at different times of the day. COLORS: Blue, green, red, or yellow.
ScripTalk is a voice output medication label reader designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It is a portable, handheld electronic device that reads the information contained in the memory of a RFID microchip embedded within the paper label of a pill bottle and speaks that information aloud for the user. ScripTalk is part of a larger system that includes a pharmacy label printer/programmer. When the user of a ScripTalk reader submits a prescription to a pharmacy, the pharmac
The Solo V2 is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This meter is fully audible, with audible set up, test results, memory, averages, and error messages. It speaks in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. Results are displayed on a large screen. The user provides a small sample of blood and the unit gives its result in 6 seconds. No code is required. An audible warning indicates when the blood sample is low and might pr
Talking Rx is a voice output medication label reader and reminder device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system is a 50-second digital recording device that fits on the bottom of a perscription bottle. 12-, 13-, or 16-dram prescription bottle. A doctor or pharmacist records prescription information and instructions into Talking Rx, and the user can then hear the recorded information and instructions by pushing a small red button. The device produces clear,
The Travel and Storage Vitacarry Tablet Case is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medication several times daily. Designed for individuals who are often traveling, this organizer is made of FDA-grade polypropylene and features seven compartments that hold over 300 tablets. The compartments can be configured in five different ways to accommodate a variety of needs. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 8.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Blue
The Triple Alarm Timer is a vibrating, flashing, or audible timer and medication reminder designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities or low vision. This timer has a liquid crystal display with large numbers and audible, vibrating, and flashing light alarms. This single countdown timer can be used with any combination of alarms from a single alarm to all three types. This timer is equipped with a belt clip, as well as a magnet for attaching it to a refrigerator or other metal surfa
True Drop is an eye drop guide designed to aid self-administration of eyedrops by individuals with glaucoma or after cataract and other eye surgeries. The user inserts the bottle in the guide, puts on the guide like a pair of glasses, and squeezes the bottle. The guide can be used standing, sitting, or lying down. Made of plastic, it accepts virtually all eyedrop bottles, including Xalatan. It comes assembled with two universal bottle ports. For use with Xalatan, the user changes to the bottle p
The VibraLite 3 Vibrating Watch is an audble and vibrating medication reminder, watch, and timer, designed for use by individuals with hearing or vision disabilities. Available in several different styles, this watch features vibrating or audible alarm options, an automatically resetting countdown timer, and two daily alarm settings. The auto reset countdown timer automatically resets to the preset interval and can be set in hours, minutes, and seconds. Other features include hourly alert, a sto
WellDoc is a remote health monitoring system and medication reminder program designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The system operates through the user's cell phone or other mobile devices or Web portals. The three components of the system are real-time patient coaching, expert system tools, and decision support tools. Patient coaching tools include testing and medication reminders, metabolic target ranges, out-of-bounds alert, and caregiver alerts and support. Expert system tools inclu