LS 139 - Digitally Tracking Your Medication with Robert McQuade


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Fernando Aires talkes with Robert McQuade about a revolutionary new technology in the world of medication. What if your phone could remind you to take a pill if you forgot? What if doctors could be 100% sure whether or not you took your medication? Well this is all becoming a reality and hopefully widespread in the future.

Key Takeaways:

1:56 - Andrew Wright, Vice President of Digital Medicine & Medical Device Division at Otsuka, who is also joining the interview

3:05 - Introduction and potential of this new digital tracking device within pills

5:35 - How the system works, the pills, the chip, the patch and the app

9:00 - When will it be launched?

11:48 - The potential of where it can go...

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