Our smartphone app can read your prescription labels out loud to you, and translate them into your language of choice!
The Our Pills Talk Medicine Safety App is ideal for anyone who has difficulty reading medication labels, including: the visually-impaired, dyslexic, autistic, the elderly, ESL (English-as-a-Second Language) patients and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.
Pharmacist Prints QR Code on Prescription Label The pharmacist generates the patient’s personalized QR barcode on the prescription label and sticks it onto the patient’s medication.
Patient Scans QR Code The patient, uses the smartphone app to scan the QR barcode, converting the prescription information and instructions from text to speech so they can confirm that they’re about to take the correct medication.
QR Code on Prescription
Participating pharmacies can convert the prescription information into an Our Pills Talks QR code and print it on the prescription label. Both labels are placed on the patient’s medication.
The QR code is also printed on the repeat prescription form.
List of Features
Speaks out the prescription
Displays and speaks out the following:
You can set the Our Pills Talk Medicine Safety App to operate in any one of dozens of languages. All your medical information will be translated into the language of your choice.
When the app is set to display in a foreign language the app titles are also shown in English in smaller text, so that a Locum doctor or Emergency Department staff in a hospital can still navigate the OurPillsTalk app to get the patient’s medication information. This will help to reduce Adverse Drug Events.
Stores Medicine Scan History
Stores a list of all your scanned medications:
Useful to to have when visiting an ED in our public hospitals, a Locum GP, or visiting a doctor while travelling abroad.
Ability to email the scanned history to preferred recipient
Links to the medicine’s CMI (Consumer Medicine Information) including an Audio version
You can create alarms to:
Have repeat prescriptions filled.
Stores Emergency Information
Stores the folling information for use by first responders in emergency situations.
Contact details of partner/colleague
Provides access to health information on healthdirect.gov.au including: Symptom checker, latest health issues, find a health device nearby e.g.GP, pharmacy, emergency dept, hospital and other services.
Also access the CMI information for each of your scanned medicines.
Demonstrations of Our Pills Talk Medicine Safety App
This video demonstrates how simple it can be to give confidence and support for its visually-impaired clients and numerous other potential needy patients.
iPhone and iPad version
Ask your local pharmacist to print out a second medicine label containing your medicine’s Our Pills Talk QR barcode. If they are unable to provide this service, simply contact these providers to find out the nearest pharmacy to you that use either of the following prescription dispensing software: