“Jump Drive? for Better Health Care

06

Oct

“Jump Drive? for Better Health Care

“Jump Drive? for Better Health Care

Jerry Cahill interviews Dr. Jamie Wells on putting medical information on a “jump drive?

  • “Jump Drive?: also know as a USB drive or flash drive is a “plug-and-play? portable storage device that is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain that cost under $20.
  • Dr. Wells states: “jump drives empowers us in our health care and enables patients to be their own advocates
  • Medical information & records can be stored on a “jump drive? and this is extremely important to someone with a chronic disease or medical condition for doctor visits and emergency room visits.
  • “Jump Drives? contain such information as emergency contacts, physicians contacts, past medical history, allergies/adverse effects, current medications, and laboratory test information.
  • The BOOMER ESIASON FOUNDATION will be putting a “Jump Drive? Medical Template up on their site (www.esiason.org) and offering the drives to individuals with CF with proper documentation.

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