News Release PillPAL
Contact: Ronnie Lindgren
e-pill PillPAL medication reminder for Pocket PC
…… from the market leader in patient compliance ….
Wellesley, MA—March 3, 2003 --e-pill, the leading provider of medication reminder products, has launched its newest product, e-pill PillPAL a PDA application for Pocket PC. This innovative software program helps patients of all ages remember to take the right medications, in the right dosage, at the right time using a common PDA.
Never forget to take your meds again!
The new software product is available immediately. FREE trail VERSION can be downloaded from Handango (http://www.epill.com/freepillpal.html) and works on all Pocket PCs. The full version is priced at $49.95 and can deliver up to 48 daily reminders, no reset required. Both versions offer several unique and practical features including:
· Instructional Message with each Alarm.
· Early Dose feature.
· Automatic Log showing medication adherence over time.
· Selectable Alarm tones.
“The e-pill PillPAL Medication Reminder is an innovative software program that addresses several important issues facing patients and healthcare professionals trying to improve medication compliance”, said Stefan Solvell, President of e-pill, “Remembering to take medications on time and Understanding why and how to take the pills are two serious health concerns”.
The e-pill PillPAL can be ordered on-line (www.epill.com) or by calling toll-free
1-800-549-0095. Price includes free shipping and handling on all orders placed before March 31, 2003 (US customers only).
e-pill products include pill organizers & automatic dispensers, electronic medicine
reminders, multi-alarms, vibrating reminder watches, and compliance recorders. Prices begin at $24.95.
These are designed to lead to better medication adherence and patient compliance, a growing challenge in the health & medical field. Some startling statistics are as follows:
· 50% of all prescriptions are taken incorrectly
· 33% of patients take all their medications, 33% take some, 33% don't take any at all (Rx prescription never filled)
· 23% of nursing home admissions are due to non-compliance
For more information or to order any e-pill Medication Reminder, visit the website http://www.epill.com or call 1-800-549-0095 (+1-781-239-8255 from overseas).