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Improving Medical Adherence using Android Based Application - Medico Reminder

Author(s):

Himanshu Kumar Gautam , Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology; Nidhi Sengar, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology

Keywords:

Android, Medicine, Emergency SMS, Location, Nearby Hospitals, Location Tracking

Abstract

most of times patients may forget to take the medicines at proper time, which may lead to late recovery from the diseases and sometimes in panic/emergency situation, patient don't know what to do, how to inform family member, how to reach nearby medical facility/hospital and patient's family member don't know how to locate and reach patient on time. In this paper we are introducing an android application for the patients. This application will remind its user to take proper medicine in right quantity at specified time. This application has also has a emergency sms module, which can be used to send a panic message to inform family members that immediate attention is needed for patient. This application also has a location module which displays the current location of the user as well as nearby hospitals in the vicinity of 10 km. This application has a location tracking feature in which patient set a sms keyword and inform family members about that keyword and whenever they send SMS containing that keyword to patient, patient's current location is automatically sent to the number from which message is received as a google map link.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I21140
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2017
Page(s): 1663-1665

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