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CompuMed Simply Organizes and Systematically Dispenses Your Medications Up to Four Times a Day, Week After Week Without Fail!

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nursing, home, elder, care, elderly, plan, assistant, activity, The Problem:
Medication Non-Compliance

  • Have you or a loved one ever forgotten to take your pills, or has been confused as to whether you took them correctly?
  • Are you someone who needs a reminder to take your pills on time, or are you the one who does the reminding?
  • Are unscheduled doctor visits due to medication non-compliance disrupting your household?
  • Are you considering expensive home health care or nursing home placement for yourself or a loved one due to medication non-compliance at home?
  • Have emergency room visits or unscheduled hospitalizations become a part of your life?

THEN YOU ARE SOMEONE WHO NEEDS TO KNOW MORE ABOUT CompuMed.

nursing, home, elder, care, elderly, plan, assistant, activity, The Basic Facts
And Their Effect On You

  • 125,000 people die each year from non-compliance, twice the number killed in automobile accidents.1
  • Almost 30% of all hospital admissions for people over the age of 65 are directly attributable to medication non-compliance.2
  • Approximately 40% of people entering nursing homes do so because they are unable to self-medicate in their own homes.3
  • About one-half of the 1.8 billion prescriptions dispensed annually are not takes correctly, contributing to prolonged or additional illness.4
  • At the present time , more than 7 million households have an unpaid "care-giver: who is providing daily assistance to a family member age 50 or older.5

1. A. Anderson, Update on patient Non-compliance
2. Arch intern Med 1990; 150:841-845
3. Feasibility study, Biomedical Business International, January 1988
4. Medications and the elderly, Ch.4 pp. 67-68, 75
5. Family circle 6/25/91, pp. 46

nursing, home, elder, care, elderly, plan, assistant, activity, The Solution:
CompuMed

  • The CompuMed automated medication dispenser is a unique device that addresses the issue of medication non-compliance.
  • CompuMed organizes a week's supply of pills and vitamins in a refillable plastic tray.
  • The tray is locked into the CompuMed machine which is quickly and easily programmed to deliver medications into the removable dispensing drawer.
  • A buzzer sounds continuously until the pills are removed and the drawer is replaced.
  • CompuMed dispenses dry oral medications and displays important instructions for all your medications.  It has a two week battery backup, is lockable, tamper-proof, portable, and has a one year warranty.*

CompuMed  . . . A SIMPLE SOLUTION TO AN AGE-OLD PROBLEM.
*
A five year extended warranty is available

 

CompuMed is the Only Automated Medication dispenser:

  • That Organizes Complex Pill Regimes

  • Is Easy to Set

  • Is Lockable and Tamper Proof

  • That Dispenses Pills Into an Easily Removable Drawer

  • Has audio and Visual reminders

  • That has a Battery Back-up for Portability

CompuMed assures the right amount of the right medication at the right time, every time, four times a day, week after week without fail!

All information provided by CompuMed, Inc. Copyright 1993

 

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