NPR: 'Smart' Pill Bottles Aren't Enough to Help the Medicine Go Down

Lauren Silverman, NPR, 8/22/17

What if I told you there was a way to use technology to save an estimated $100 billion to $300 billion dollars a year in health care spending in the U.S.? That's the estimated cost incurred because people don't take the medications they're prescribed.

A number of companies are now selling wireless "smart" pill bottles, Internet-linked devices aimed at reminding people to take their pills. But recent research suggests that actually changing that behavior may take more than an electronic nudge...Read More >>