Mhealth QR code app wins AKU Hackathon prize

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The mobile application would help to overcome struggles faced in many hospital emergency rooms. The first ever medical hackathon to take place in Pakistan has announced an mhealth QR code app as a winner. The event took place at the Aga Khan University. The mobile app may prove helpful in overcoming hospital ER challenges. The winning team was called *HistorER* and used a unique quick response code system. The QR code app could be used in emergency rooms to provide medical teams with patient histories. A major struggle facing ER…

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QR codes on ID bracelet could help to save lives

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A paramedic named Lee Roberts has come up with the ResQ Scan quick response code bracelet. Lee Roberts is a paramedic from New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, who has learned that every second counts when it comes to saving a life, so he developed the ResQ Scan bracelet with QR codes to help first responders to gain rapid and immediate access to the medical history of the wearer. By scanning the quick response code, first responders learn about the medical history and even contact information. Roberts has been a paramedic…

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