Advanced technologies in the modern era for augmented patient health care and drug delivery

  • Asish Dev Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Oriental College of Pharmacy. University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Soma Khanra Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Oriental College of Pharmacy. University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Nilay Shah Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Oriental College of Pharmacy. University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Abstract

The objective of the work is to recognize the recent advancements in the modern health care and drug delivery systems. The article describes few recent developments in technology like artificial intelligence, personalized medicines, customized medicines, 3D printing, bioelectronic devices and tele pharmacy, which have the potential to augment health care and drug delivery in coming times. Personalized medication ensures precise health care as per the individual genetic makeup of the patients. The 3D printing technology enables to deliver tailor made solutions to fulfil individual patient requirements. Bioelectronic medicines and devices are new technology where the patient wears a device and its electrical signal cures certain ailments. Tele pharmacy ensures that the technological advances of telecommunications are also passed on to the patient health care sector. Moreover, it can be said that all these modern developments ensure that the quality of life improves and there comes a better control on the health care costs.


Keywords: artificial intelligence, personalized medicines, customized medicines, 3D printing, bioelectronic devices and tele pharmacy

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Dev A, Khanra S, Shah N. Advanced technologies in the modern era for augmented patient health care and drug delivery. JDDT [Internet]. 15Jan.2020 [cited 19Sep.2020];10(1):147-52. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3838