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Revolutionary M-Health Technology


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MCR Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery PHR Web App/ IDQRcode Crisis Card

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Revolutionary M-Health Technology

  1. 1. Empowering the Consumer Using Mobile Health Technology <ul><li>Gerald A. Theis, LCSW </li></ul><ul><li>Theis and Associates, USA </li></ul><ul><li>CEO and Founder </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +1-414-418-1409 </li></ul><ul><li>Web: </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  2. 2. Overview of our Journey <ul><li>Inception of IP 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Winner of the Top 50 Emerging Companies in the US - 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>US Homeland Security Journal: Award Winning On Demand Crisis Response Transmittal Service ™ </li></ul><ul><li>Patent Pending MCR ™ (Patent Cooperation Treaty by International Bureau, Geneva Switzerland) </li></ul><ul><li>Selected to the Intern’l M - Health Standardization and Interpretable Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>Social Worker of the Year, Wisconsin, USA </li></ul><ul><li>SAMHSA Science & Service Award Finalist </li></ul><ul><li>Publications: White Paper at IT Conference in DC </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  3. 3. Basic Principles <ul><li>Healthcare is a shared responsibility and the role of the citizen is undeniable </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens are most knowledgeable of their health profiles, status and know how best to manage their health </li></ul><ul><li>Every citizen deserves the highest quality care, safety and most cost-effective health care </li></ul><ul><li>Optimal health decisions and evidence-based interventions require doctors to have immediate access to vital medical data at point of care </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  4. 4. USA Institute of Medicine Report <ul><ul><li>Number of Adverse Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.5 million Americans are injured each year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>195,000 die in US hospitals annually due to medical errors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7,000 die from preventable medication errors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Must Avoid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unnecessary Diagnostic Testing and Medical Expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delays, Omissions, Confusion, Redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical and Medication Errors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of Life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>How Many Studies Will It Take, New England Health Institute, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Medical Technology as a Driver of Healthcare Costs: </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic Imaging, 2003 </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  5. 5. Global Health Care System in Distress <ul><li>Rising medical expenses and “out of pocket” coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Unnecessary medical expenses due to duplicate diagnostic testing and inefficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>A provider-driven system absent of consumer advocacy and empowerment. </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers left alone to turn to themselves for a solution </li></ul><ul><li>A tolerance for adverse events even DEATH </li></ul><ul><li>New York Civil Liberties Union / AP </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Room Apathy: Esmin Green had been waiting nearly 24 hours in a New York emergency room. She fell face down onto the floor. A surveillance video shocked the nation Green died. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  6. 6. m-Health Technology Solution Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  7. 7. “ ALL ON THE SAME PAGE” <ul><li>Effective and efficient care occurs when medical and social needs </li></ul><ul><li>are known at or before point of care with mobile health technology solutions designed to avoid language and communication barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Unnecessary duplication of diagnostic tests, procedures and expenses occur when physicians are familiar with medical conditions, needs and advanced directives </li></ul><ul><li>In the US at least 30% ($690 billion) of healthcare spending is wasted </li></ul><ul><li>Duplicate lab and X-ray tests increases lab and X-ray costs by 25% </li></ul><ul><li>40% of all US Emergency Department visits are non-emergent conditions </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  8. 8. The Ana Story Ana avoided a fatal adverse event. Ana was admitted in the ER in critical condition caused by complications from a rare condition, Polymorphous. Doctors were clueless about this condition. When Ana gave them the digital PHR her condition was efficiently treated and what followed was precisely the intended outcome - Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
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  10. 10. QR Code <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>“ One Tap Away” </li></ul><ul><li>First responders are &quot;one tap away&quot; from vital medical data during a personal medical emergency event anywhere anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge-based assessment PRIOR to point of care! </li></ul><ul><li>The ID QR Code emergency crisis card will empower citizens, save lives, avoid adverse events, delays, omissions, redundancy, medication errors and unnecessary medical expenses </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  11. 11. ID QR Code Crisis Card Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  12. 12. What Consumers Want Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
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  14. 14. “ Empowerment at your Fingertips” Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
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  17. 17. Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC Vital Data Scanned from QR Code Reader in a Smart Phone
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  19. 19. In the Hands of Citizens “on the move…” <ul><li>How One Prepare for a Medical Emergency </li></ul><ul><li>Go to on your smart phone </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the brief registration process </li></ul><ul><li>Log in and complete the personal health crisis record </li></ul><ul><li>Print ID Crisis Card with embedded QR Code </li></ul><ul><li>Now You Are Empowered ! </li></ul><ul><li>First Responders and/or ER MD’s access your vital medical data anywhere anytime during a personal medical emergency or disaster event by: </li></ul><ul><li>Scan ID QR code Crisis Card with the smart phone QR code reader </li></ul><ul><li>Read vital data on your smart phone </li></ul><ul><li>First responder can transmit to the ER doctor and notify emergency contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Call 24/7 On Demand Transmittal Service ™ to request fax or verbal report </li></ul><ul><li>First responder can access portal on URL to obtain vital data </li></ul><ul><li> Ahhaaaa………………. </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  20. 20. MCR ™ = V alue e - S olutions <ul><li>On Demand Transmittal Service ™ Anywhere, Anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Private, encrypted, non-commercial, password protected server </li></ul><ul><li>Online PHR registration and access for updates anytime </li></ul><ul><li>QR Code embedded crisis card </li></ul><ul><li>“ On the Scene ” vital data synchs to first responders </li></ul><ul><li>Data transmittal PRIOR to ER arrival </li></ul><ul><li>Text message or email notification to emergency contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive telehealth services to primary caregivers </li></ul><ul><li>e- Care management services - Ana Care ™ </li></ul><ul><li>Custom designed digital device pre loaded with self-help content to promote and sustain healthy lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Continuity of Care Record for routine health care visits </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  21. 21. Meaning Use Equals Empowerment with Engagement <ul><ul><li>Maintain and update PHR online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become a central and meaningful member of the health care team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Together the provider and consumer determine unnecessary tests/procedures based on the PHR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact the medical emergency and avoid adverse events, enhance quality and reduce medical expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e -Education – promote and sustain positive lifestyle and well being </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e- Care management - AnaCare ™ </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  22. 22. <ul><li>KEY FEATURES </li></ul><ul><li>Life Saving Technology: Quick access to vital medical data can save lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperable: For dedicated service with third party platforms, MCR™ can be connected via third party specific SDK’s. The “transmittal module” is independent of the platform. </li></ul><ul><li>Anywhere / Anytime : Supported via Web App (Mobile Application), citizen access to MCR™ website with live operator on call service. These three layers of support are independent of each other provides a unique “ e-safety net system” during an emergency . </li></ul><ul><li>Private / Secure IT support infrastructure: Via Secure Servers located within US. Data protection is guaranteed via HIPAA compliant industry standard encryption algorithms. </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable : Services are packaged as Basic, Premium and Wellness. Premium and Wellness packages serve distinct advantages – member may “Opt-In” for services not provided within their package. For example, the member can “Opt-In” for “On Demand Crisis Transmittal™” even if they have originally purchased the Wellness Package. </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness/Prevention Resources: Each digital device is preloaded with self help toolkits designed to promote healthy lifestyles. Self help materials, links and online assessments are also located in the Resource Center at: plus, telehealth global referral services to certified wellness and health coaches. </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC
  23. 23. My Crisis Records ™ Copyright 2010 Theis and Associates, LLC Gerald A. Theis, LCSW Theis and Associates, USA CEO and Founder Email: Mobile: +1-414-418-1409 Web: