Patent Number: 7,821,404

Title: Systems and methods for improved health care compliance

Abstract: According to some embodiments, systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture may provide for improved health care compliance. Embodiments may comprise, for example, identifying an occurrence of an event associated with the taking of a substance by a patient, determining output information associated with a game, and providing the output information to the patient. Some embodiments may comprise receiving a code associated with a patient, wherein the code includes encoded information that is indicative of an occurrence of an event associated with the taking of a substance by a patient, decoding the code to determine the information, determining whether the occurrence of the event is compliant with a condition associated with the taking of the substance, and providing, in the case that compliance with the condition is determined, one or more rewards to the patient.

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Jorasch; James A. (New York, NY), Nee, Jr.; Patrick W. (Old Greenwich, CT), Fincham; Carson C. K. (Ridgefield, CT), Walker; Evan (Ridgefield, CT), Bean; David (Ormand Beach, FL), Maniam; Rajivan (Bridgewater, NJ)

Assignee: Jorasch; James A.

International Classification: G08B 23/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00