First responders will be notified that a Personal Health Card is available
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LifeNexus, Inc., the developer of the iChipTM and Personal Health Card®, today announced that it has received approval for United States patent number 8,066,192 titled RFID Reporting Personal Health Card and Related Systems.
The Personal Health Card enables consumers to carry their health records in their wallet, use it as easily as a credit or debit card, and with the payment card option, allows consumers to pay for services and co-payments with the same card. The Personal Health Card also expedites hospital admissions and the secure exchange of private healthcare information with doctors and other health care providers. In an emergency situation, the RFID device notifies first responders that an individual is carrying a Personal Health Card, even if the individual is unconscious or unable to communicate.
“LifeNexus has built a significant intellectual property portfolio and is pleased to announce its newest patent that incorporates RFID technology with our Personal Health Card. For the first time, consumers can have all of their critical health information in a secure and portable platform which will dramatically improve patient care in an emergency event” said David Strand, Chief Executive Officer.
About LifeNexus, Inc.
LifeNexus introduces a new era in portable health records with the Personal Health Card®. This technology was designed specifically for maintaining an individual’s Personal Health Record (PHR) on a card in their wallet. The patented iChip™, “Individually Controlled Health Information Platform™,” utilizes mobile server technology to securely store critical information including prescriptions, medical history, allergies, insurance data, emergency contacts, physician notes, as well as other key information. Individuals authorize access to critical information at the time and point of need. With sensitive information securely encrypted, password protected and “Off-the-Web” the consumer is in absolute control with the iChip. Now individuals can manage their personal health information and at their choice, the iChip can be applied to payment cards, conveniently making general day-to-day purchases on the same card. For more about LifeNexus visit www.personalhealthcard.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
for LifeNexus, Inc.
Marc Longpre, 415-318-4267
KEYWORDS: United States North America California
INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Technology Health Hospitals Medical Devices Mobile/Wireless General Health