Illuminating Health: Enhancing Medication Adherence through Innovative Luminous Labels

A discussion on the groundbreaking solution that addresses a pervasive challenge to our healthcare system - medication adherence. We explore how Luminous Labels for medicine/medical devices can potentially revolutionise patient outcomes, reduce healthcare costs, and alleviate patient burdens.

Medication Adherence: The Achilles Heel of Healthcare

Medication adherence, often described as the Achilles heel of the healthcare system, is a critical issue that has far-reaching consequences. On a personal level, non-adherence can lead to tragic outcomes – prolonged illnesses, worsened conditions, and even loss of life. However, the implications extend beyond individual suffering, impacting both the society and companies that bear the economic brunt of preventable healthcare complications.  Research throughout multiple studies have shown that up to 98% of individuals use medication and medical devices incorrectly, resulting in severe health repercussions, especially concerning yearlong treatment regimens.

Introducing Luminous Labels: Shedding Light on Medication Adherence

Our solution to this pressing problem comes in the form of Luminous Labels, a cutting-edge technology that harnesses the power of light to improve medication adherence. These innovative labels feature bright and visible warning indicators, as well as user-friendly guidance directly on the packaging of medications and medical devices. By integrating light-emitting technology into traditional labeling, we are addressing the challenge at its root, making critical information impossible to overlook.

Results of Human Factor Studies and Influence on Adherence Rates

One of the most striking achievements of Luminous Labels is the substantial improvement in the visibility of expiry dates on medication packaging. Through our research and testing, we have successfully increased expiry date visibility to an impressive 70%. This means that patients are significantly less likely to unknowingly consume expired medications, thereby reducing the risk of adverse effects and treatment inefficacy.

Moreover, the impact on medication adherence rates has been equally remarkable. Preliminary data from our studies indicate a notable 44% increase in adherence rates among patients who used medication with Luminous Labels. This statistically significant improvement underscores the potential of this technology to bridge the gap between prescribed treatments and patient compliance.

Eco-Friendly and Proprietary Surface Lighting Technology

Luminous Labels are designed with sustainability in mind. These labels are not only paper-thin and lightweight, but also recyclable, aligning with our commitment to minimize the environmental impact. Additionally, our proprietary surface lighting technology enables the seamless integration of Luminous Labels onto various products, ensuring that patients receive clear and concise instructions without compromising the aesthetics or functionality of the packaging.


In conclusion, Luminous Labels represent a groundbreaking advancement in the realm of healthcare technology. By addressing the Achilles heel of medication adherence, we are paving the way for a future where patient outcomes are improved, healthcare costs are reduced, and the burden on individuals, society, and companies is alleviated. Through increased visibility of expiry dates and enhanced adherence rates, we are contributing to a healthier and more informed patient population.

As we continue to refine and expand this innovative solution, we anticipate a paradigm shift in the way patients engage with their treatments. The potential of Luminous Labels to save lives, improve quality of life, and drive positive societal and economic impact might be immeasurable.

Speaker: Marcin Ratajczak, CEO & Co-Founder