Six examples of what different drug QR Barcodes look like. The number of black dots in each corresponding square-shaped QR Barcode relates to the number of characters in the doctor’s instructions. Scanning these QR Barcodes with the Our Pills Talk Medicine Safety App will speak out these embedded doctor’s instructions, otherwise known as “sigs”.
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Information in the QR Code
Information contained in each the QR Barcode, that is displayed and spoken out loud:
- drug name
- patient’s name
- how to take the medication
- date of dispensing
QR Code on the Prescription Label
How the prescription labels appear when the pharmacist prints this out during the dispensing of the patient’s prescription. Both labels are placed on the patient’s medication.
QR Code on the Repeat Prescription
The Our Pills Talk Medicine Safety App QR Barcodes are also printed out on the patient’s repeat prescription form, in the right vertical column. This will provide support for the patient by speaking out which drugs and how many repeats are still available for dispensing.