An Edible Radio Transmitter That Monitors Medications (Radio Cade)

An Edible Radio Transmitter That Monitors Medications

Eric Buffkin and Susan Baumgartner of UF Innovate | The Hub resident company etectRx®, Inc., a privately-held digital health company, speaks with James Di Virgilio, Radio Cade podcast co-host, about their patented ingestible event marker, the ID-Cap® System.

The “edible radio,” powered by the chemicals in the stomach, tracks when a patient takes every dose of their medication. Dr. Baumgartner says that about 50% of people that are prescribed medication do not take it when they are supposed to. Over the last decade, the company has extensively tested the ID-Cap® System, and in December 2019, received FDA approval.

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