“Immunosuppression is so much better, and we have fantastic new technology, and that’s what’s made all the difference,” says Irving L. Kron, a spokesman for the American Heart Association and a thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville. “There’s a really good chance that people will be around in 20 or more years.”
So how do heart patients remain compliant in following the doctor’s medical regimen? Like the heart recipient seen here, many struggle juggling around all those old-fashion pill boxes.
For any medical treatment, it is completing any prescription program with regularly scheduled doses. It starts with the CODAmeds® Dispenser system because it enables everyone on their own to handle medications safely, it allows:
- Quicker filling of medications into the pill cassettes – less hassle to fill, larger pill bins
- Effortlessly separating pills into three, time period cassettes – Morn, Noon & Nite
- Automatically sorting pills into large and small sizes – easier swallowing meds
- Dispensing the pills into two convenient pill cups – no handling & spilling problems
Helping patients to live a better, quality life is the key objective for all healthcare team members in transplant programs. The level by which each recipient is cognizant dictates how they are held responsible in taking their own daily medications. Obviously, in residential living setting, those patients can manage the medications. In the grey areas after that category lies degrees of assistance necessary to enable the quality of life essentials supported by prescription medications and vitamin supplements. That includes filling meds. monitoring weekly schedules and reordering prescriptions.
DISCLAIMER: The CODAMeds® Dispenser is not certified medical equipment. As such, it is not promoted under any circumstances or offered for in-hospital use for medical treatment. It is intended only for post-hospital use or an aftercare setting by the patient. The CODAmeds® Dispenser Program simply means taking medications regularly for their benefit & health by the patient or healthcare provider.