6 Ws Of Medical Identification With Veri Med


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6 Ws Of Medical Identification With Veri Med

  1. 1. Welcome! The Six W ’s of Medical Identification
  2. 2. M edical Identification <ul><li>W hat is it? </li></ul><ul><li>W ho can benefit from it? </li></ul><ul><li>W hy do you need it? </li></ul><ul><li>W hen do you need it? </li></ul><ul><li>W here can you access it? </li></ul><ul><li>W hat information should be available? </li></ul>
  3. 3. W hat is Medical Identification? <ul><li>Emergency Medical Identification is a system that alerts physicians and emergency medicine personnel of a health condition, medical history, or other factors that may impact emergency medical services. </li></ul>
  4. 4. W ho can benefit from it? <ul><li>I mplants </li></ul><ul><li>A llergies </li></ul><ul><li>M edical condition </li></ul><ul><li>M edications </li></ul><ul><li>O rgan recipient </li></ul><ul><li>E verybody </li></ul>
  5. 5. W hy do you need it? <ul><li>100 Million people </li></ul><ul><li>Physicians lack important information causing medical errors </li></ul><ul><li>98,000 deaths </li></ul>
  6. 6. W hen would you need it? <ul><li>Physicians prescribe medications that could interact adversely with other medications you might be taking. </li></ul>
  7. 7. W here can you access it? <ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Paramedics </li></ul><ul><li>Physician offices </li></ul>
  8. 8. W hat information should be available? <ul><li>You assist ER staff by providing important information about yourself when you are unconscious or unable to share this vital information. It can and will save your life. </li></ul>
  9. 9. E mergency Situations <ul><li>60 million Americans </li></ul><ul><li>In the United States, an accident occurs every 6 seconds and that every 6 minutes a fatality occurs as a result of an accident. </li></ul>
  10. 10. T ypes of Medical Identification <ul><li>Vial of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Alert Bracelet </li></ul><ul><li>Wallet ID Card </li></ul><ul><li>Biometric </li></ul><ul><li>USB Flash Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Microchip </li></ul>
  11. 11. P ros and Cons Readers not in every Hospital Always with you and stores a lot of info Microchip Might not be with you password protected or damaged Small and stores a lot of information Flash Drives Expensive to implement Extremely accurate. Eyes or fingerprint Biometric ID Might not be with you In wallet. Lists a lot of important info Wallet Card Might not be with you On wrist on neck. Concise overview ID Bracelet Only at your home Lists all important info Vial of Life Cons Pros
  12. 12. C ost for your Medical Identification $10 - $150 Medical Alert Bracelet Free - $10 Wallet ID Card $30 - $50 / $20 mo. USB Flash Drive Free / $9.95 a month Microchip Free Vial of Life Cost
  13. 13. I s the Microchip MRI Compatible? <ul><li>Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients with the </li></ul><ul><li>VeriMed™ Microchip </li></ul><ul><li>may safely undergo </li></ul><ul><li>MRI Diagnostics </li></ul>
  14. 14. I s It A GPS Device? <ul><li>No. </li></ul><ul><li>The VeriMed™ Microchip is not a GPS device, therefore, it cannot be used for tracking purposes. </li></ul>
  15. 15. W ill it be noticed at security checkpoints the airport? <ul><li>NO </li></ul><ul><li>There is not enough metal in the VeriChip™ </li></ul>
  16. 16. I n Closing <ul><li>Medical Identification provides better care in an emergency situation. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Identification provides better piece of mind if a family member is an emergency situation. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Q uestions & Answers <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Judson P. Bruno </li></ul>