NEW Independent Review – “I work in home health and my patients sometimes forget to take their medications. We’ve tried setting alarms on their phones, but that doesn’t remind them of which specific medications or special directions. Do you know how hard it is to try and locate an empty medicine bottle in the house of a man with Alzheimer’s Disease? Talk about a needle and a haystack. This app has really helped since we can put all the special instructions, dosage, the RX #, and pharmacy to reorder the medication. Thanks for the great app! It’s a life saver, literally.” A.W.
Independent review – “I love this app! It really helps me remember to take my meds and vitamins helping me with a my diet/fitness program. Super helpful too when traveling thru different time zones especially when you are on a 12 hour regime. If you need to take a pill every four or so hours, no problem. Just set it and forget it! I use it for my cat too. My cat caregiver never missed a dose!” S.A.
MedsMinders is an iPhone/iPad app designed to help/aid users and caregivers in managing their medications, therapy, diets, drugs, pain, therapies, healing, infections, prescriptions, scripts, treatments, allergies, vitamins, herbs, herbals, supplements, health aids and other medical, health, alternative medicine to provide reminders and alerts for users, patients, therapist, pharmacists, practitioners, family members, caregivers, and other health aid helpers to reduce side effects, disease, effects, injury, impact, emergencies, trauma and other impacts. There is a FREE version along with small fee versions.
MedsMinders is also designed specifically for those over-40 and others who are visually-challenged and with near blind eyesight. With extra large fonts for both iPhone and iPad; MedsMinders is designed to be used without the need for “readers” (reading glasses).
For example, according to the FDA-Food and Drug Administration, “a majority of patients reported experiencing at least one side effect due to their medication (86.19%) resulting 60% lower complete adherence and significantly increased dropout rate of 74%.
MedsMinders is part of a family of apps including BiEyes, iFlipTips, iSleepTrack, RewardsVIPClub, and many others from TECHtionary.
You can get help/support and offer ideas/suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MedsMinders is an ideal app for use with Synthroid, crestor, Ventolin HFA, Nexium, Advair Diskus, Lantus Solostar, Vyvanse, Lyrica, Spiriva Handihaler, Januvia, Lantus, Abilify, Symbicort, Tamiflu, Cialis, Viagra, Suboxone, Zetia, Xarelto, Bystolic, Celebrex, Nasonex, Namenda, Flovent HFA, Oxycontin, Diovan, Thyroid, Voltaren Gel, Nuvaring, Afluria, Dexilant, Benicar, Proventil HFA, Humalog, Novolog Flexpen, Novolog, Vesicare, Premarin, Benicar HCT, Lo Loestrin Fe, Lumigan, Namenda XR, Humalog Kwikpen, janumet, Pataday, Ortho-Tri-Cy Lo, Travatan Z, Combivent Respimat, Toprol-XL, Pristiq, Invokana, Minastrin 24 Fe, Strattera, Seroquel XR, Vytorin, Focalin XR, Dulera, Levemir Flexpen, Zostavax, Avodart, Pradaxa, Chantix, Eliquis, Humira, Levemir Flextouch, Levemir, Victoza 3-Pak, Combigan, Exelon, Tradjenta, Premarin Vaginal, Enbrel, Onglyza, Ranexa, Truvada, Welchol, Linzess, Latuda, Alphagan P, Viibryd, Effient, Norvir, Amitiza, Azor, Advair HFA, Uloric, Lotemax, Myrbetriq, Asmanex Twisthaler, Epiduo, Xopenex HFA, Durezol, Patanol, Atripla, Aggrenox, Exforge, Humulin R, Carafate, Novolog Flxpen Mix 70/30, Relpax and others.
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule limit an individual’s ability to gather and share family medical history information?
No, it does not limit sharing. The HIPAA Privacy Rule may limit how a covered entity (for example, a health plan or most health care providers) uses or discloses individually identifiable health information, but does not prevent individuals, themselves, from gathering medical information about their family members or from deciding to share this information with family members or others, including their health care providers. Thus, individuals are free to provide their doctors with a complete family medical history or communicate with their doctors about conditions that run in the family. Click on graphic for complete description. We urge you to protect your privacy and not allow access un-ncessarily. You can grant/remove/delete access to any person at anytime in MedsMidners.
Background – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients’ medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers. This is a summary of key elements of the Privacy Rule and not a complete or comprehensive guide to compliance. Entities regulated by the Rule are obligated to comply with all of its applicable requirements and should not rely on this summary as a source of legal information or advice. To make it easier for entities to review the complete requirements of the Rule, provisions of the Rule referenced in this summary are cited in the end notes. Visit our Privacy Rule section to view the entire Rule, and for other additional helpful information about how the Rule applies. In the event of a conflict between this summary and the Rule, the Rule governs.