Remember when you forgot the exact details of the wellness plan your doctor made for you? Or that time when you skipped a day of your pills because you were too rushed in the morning and did’t have time? What if those had been your diabetes medication? Or the day you didn’t monitor your health led to further complications? These lapses in memory and unstructured medical plans have led to financially and physically costly results. This breakout demoed how our devices can make us adherent patients and empowered health promoters.
A mechanical engineer by trade, Sara Cinnamon is passionate about using her design experience to help people. She founded Abiogenix where she created the uBox, a smart pillbox that puts medication management in the palm of your hand monitoring adherence, medication reminders and other real-time alerts.