Recognition for Smart Blister Card in enhancing polypharmacy applications

The European Association of the Self-Adhesive Label Industry (FINAT) has awarded Schreiner MediPharm’s Smart Blister Card a prize in the prestigious ‘Innovation & Electronic Printing – Electronic Devices’ category. The pack extends standard multi-dose blister packs by a digital adherence monitoring tool, enabling tracking of medication intake in real time.

Polypharmacy is a term used to describe permanent therapies involving the simultaneous prescription of several medications. In our aging societies, that concerns more and more people, says the company. However, complex medication plans do not always make it easy for patients to take the right medicine at the right time, which may have serious consequences. According to estimates, wrong parallel intake of different medicines causes up to 25,000 deaths per year in Germany alone. The Smart Blister Card provides an innovative way of monitoring adherence to the medication regimen...


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