Press review: Direct Matin – High-Tech “the life of hip seniors”

Direct Matin, a free daily newspaper, also available on line, dedicated one of its articles to technological objects for seniors, including the imedipac smart pill box. They also discuss other products such as the dedicated smartphone, a fall alert system and a special headset. You can read the full text through this link (text in […]

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The reference site medicaments.gouv.fr is celebrating its first birthday by reaching 900,000 visits.

On October 1st, 2013 the French Ministry for Health launched the medicaments.gouv.fr website to provide “reliable, neutral and transparent information on medicinal drugs”. In particular, it includes a detailed description of each drug including its key characteristics, instructions, therapeutic indications, price, social security reimbursement rate, etc… Thus, over 12,000 pharmaceutical specialties are listed with information […]

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imedipac rewarded by the magazine “Notre Temps” as part of the fourth “Les Héros de Notre Temps” annual rewards.

Each year, the monthly magazine “Notre Temps” rewards its heroes, “the people working for others”. Caroline Blochet, President of Medissimo, was rewarded yesterday as one of the six 2014 “Notre Temps” heroes, receiving the Silver economy prize for the imedipac smart pill box. You can see the video and article on this event, below (video […]

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Initiatives to help the helpers.

There are currently 8.3 million helpers in France supporting an elderly, dependant person on a daily basis. Their tasks are often multiple. They are involved in cooking, cleaning, gardening, washing and dressing, but also keeping them company, walking, talking, discussing the past and maintaining the links with their friends and relations. There is also often […]

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A survey by the Ile-de-France branch of the “Espace de réflexion éthique” (Ethical thought section) on the place of neurodegenerative diseases in our society.

In 2012 the “Espace de réflexion éthique” of the Ile-de-France region surveyed the French population on their knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease. This year, they focused on the position in our society of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. For this, the TNS Sofres institute analyzed on-line conversations on these topics and interviewed a […]

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