ERMedStat adopts QR codes as a way to better serve people in emergency situations

ERMedStat QR Code

QR codes have become very popular. This popularity has helped them spread to a variety of industries that are using the codes for purposes beyond marketing. In the world of medicine, the codes are generating a great deal of attention for their ability to distribute information quickly. Their appeal to medical personnel is amplified by the availability of smart phones and other mobile devices capable of scanning the codes. ERMedStat, an emergency health care service based in Tennessee, has just begun using QR codes as a way to better serve…

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ID products provide critical assistance in emergency situations

QR Codes Used for Medical

Emergency ID products, for example, a sticker or ID card from MyInfo911 can provide first responders and other medical care personnel with instant information in an emergency situation so that the individual can receive immediate and accurate assistance. Halloween night was an unfortunate reminder of potential dangers in everyday lives – such as the fact that there are 4.5 times more traffic accidents with pedestrians than usual on that night (according to the National Traffic Safety Administration). It doesn’t take a night of costumes and candy for dangers to put…

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NFC-Enabled skin patches coming from GENTAG

Mobile Technology

GENTAG Inc., a technology company specializing in wireless sensory technology, has announced that it has been awarded two new patents from the U.S. government. The patents will allow the company to build up its portfolio with telecommunications companies who are looking to make use of NFC technology. GENTAG’s new patents cover a series of disposable wireless sensors that are designed to be used with the next generation of mobile devices, all of which are expected to be NFC compatible. Furthermore, the second patent GENTAG was awarded covers the development of…

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Lifespire brings QR codes to a new age medical bracelet

QR Code Medical Bracelet

Lifespire, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps developmentally disabled persons achieve their goals, has been developing a new version of the Code Amber Medic Altertags, a modernized medical bracelet. The tags are not actually pieces of jewelry like their predecessors; these are similar to small, plastic cards often seen adorning key chains. The new tags will feature a prominent QR code, which Lifespire hopes will be used by emergency personnel to retrieve medical information for those in need as quickly as possible. Mobile technology has been serving emergency medical technicians…

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