QR codes turn regular smartphone into life saving gadget

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A startup from Boca Raton is using quick response codes to help users in an emergency situation. Following a trip to Louisiana in which a man named C.J. Wilson witnessed a situation in which emergency workers were trying to assist a man who had collapsed but didn’t know what medications he may have been using, a startup was formed for using QR codes to provide first responders with a patient’s medical history. This way, paramedics will be able to scan the barcodes to know what medications a patient is using.…

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QR code used in mhealth program can help save lives

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The barcodes are bridging the gap between the real world and digital information for medical personnel. Though there are some critics who still won’t accept that a QR code offer some value to the mobile world, the barcodes have been showing tremendous potential in the Stop Afib program, which is working to save lives. Stop Afib is a program designed to help those with an irregular heartbeat condition. Atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common among the various forms of irregular heartbeat medical conditions. It places sufferers at a notably…

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