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Friendly Medication Reminder Toys

'MEYKO' Ensures Kids Take Their Medication on a Set Schedule

— May 26, 2018 — Life-Stages
The 'MEYKO' medicine reminder is a playful solution for parents to provide to their child when looking for a way to ensure they are always taking essential medication on a regimented schedule.

The device looks like a small, playful toy that can be wirelessly programmed via the accompanying smartphone app with a detailed schedule pertaining to a child's medication regime. This helps act as a reminder for children, while also helping to empower them regarding their daily treatment for ailments such as asthma or other chronic conditions.

The 'MEYKO' medicine reminder also works to track when a child takes a certain medication, which can then be shared with a medical practitioner to easily share pertinent healthcare data when required.
Trend Themes
1. Smart Medication Reminders - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop smart medication reminder devices that are playful and appealing to children, helping them adhere to their medication schedule.
2. Empowering Child Healthcare - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create interactive healthcare solutions for children that not only remind them to take medication but also educate and empower them about their conditions.
3. Health Tracking for Children - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design wearable devices or apps that track children's medication intake and share the data with healthcare professionals for better treatment monitoring.
Industry Implications
1. Medical Device Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with toy manufacturers to develop medication reminder devices that blend into the playtime routine of children, improving medication adherence.
2. Digital Health Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Combine digital health technology with gamification elements to create engaging medication reminders for children, ensuring proper treatment compliance.
3. Pediatric Healthcare - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate smart medication reminder systems into pediatric healthcare practices, enhancing patient care and well-being for children with chronic illnesses.
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