Digiprescription: An Intelligent System to Enable Paperless Prescription using Mobile Computing and Natural-language Processing


Richard Zhang1, Mary Zhao1, Yucheng Jiang2, Sophadeth Rithya2, and Yu Sun2, 1USA, 2California State Polytechnic University, USA


Through our app, it is aimed to teach and tell the patients how to use the drug properly taking off the chances of putting their lives in danger, especially the elderly. It is also efficient to give patients these instructions as well as saving lots of paper. Because of the law, every drug that is given from the pharmacy to the user includes a receipt that lists information of, patient’s information, drug information, insurance information, directions on taking the medicine (black box warning issued by FDA), medication details on how it works, side effects, storage rules, and etc. These pieces of information are crucial to patients, where it tells them how to use the drug properly, but most people would throw these receipts away, which is a risk as well as a waste. Through using this app, the patient can efficiently get information on how to properly use the drug. This application is also helpful, where the user can choose to set reminders on when to eat this drug each week or month.


Reminder System, HTML, Python, Firebase, Bootstrap.

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