An Integral Medicine Taking Solution for Mild and Moderate Alzheimer Patients

  • Gabriel Urzaiz
  • Eric Murillo
  • Sergio Arjona
  • Ramon Hervas
  • Jesus Fontecha
  • Jose Bravo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8277)


A comprehensive solution is proposed to enhance adherence for the mild and moderate Alzheimer patients, involving not only the patient but also other participants, such as the nurse and/or relative, the drugstore, the physician and the hospital. The solution includes the development of an automatic medication dispenser and the corresponding software applications. In this article a general schema of the solution is presented, and a brief description of the first hardware and software prototypes is also included.


adherence compliance concordance medicine-taking dispenser 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Urzaiz
    • 1
  • Eric Murillo
    • 1
  • Sergio Arjona
    • 1
  • Ramon Hervas
    • 2
  • Jesus Fontecha
    • 2
  • Jose Bravo
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Anahuac MayabMeridaMexico
  2. 2.Universidad de Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain

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