A student works on the Med Vault's electronics
Brigham Young University's Team Med Vault, with their painkiller-dispensing device
The student team working with Med Vault
Dosage information is entered via USB cable
Patients must enter a numerical code in order to actually receive each dose
Some of the pill sizes and shapes that Med Vault is capable of dispensing
It’s an unfortunate fact that prescription painkiller abuse is on the rise. In some cases people are taking the drugs to get high, while in others, patients simply want more relief than their prescription allows. In either scenario, the results are often fatal. That’s why a group of engineering students from Brigham Young University have created a lockable medication-dispensing device known as the Med Vault.
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