myMedirecs, a leading provider of Medical Records Management solutions, has released an enhanced range of USB devices that carry a person’s critical medical information using the myMedirecs software, which can be readily viewed by first responders, hospitals and medical practitioners. The immediate availability of such information can be beneficial to both patient and practitioner as it empowers those who provide emergency and general medical services with current information on which to make informed decisions that could well be life saving.
"Consumers are becoming more aware of the importance and value of maintaining copies of their own personal electronic health records, particularly for emergency situations, and even the more typical of requirement such as travel and relocation." says Karyn Harris, Research Coordinator at myMedirecs. "Your health is one of your most valuable possessions, likewise your medical record information, it’s yours, shouldn’t it be under your control?" asks Harris, adding. “We plan to release further initiatives in support of this objective in the near future.”
myMedirecs enables a consumer to consolidate medical and related information and tests from multiple health care providers, hospitals, medical practitioners, dentists, chiropractors, nutritionists, and others involved in health care. Information such as personal physical conditions, emergency contacts, insurance details, allergies, illnesses, medications, surgeries and operations, cholesterol and various blood tests can be recorded and graphed, all of which are stored securely.
The personal and social benefits of consumers recording and managing their own healthcare records, having ready access to these records and being able to share this with medical practitioners, has been recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services, as well as The American Medical Informatics Association's national initiative to promote the use of Electronic Health Records for patient safety and The American Health Information Management Association. In Australia NEHTA (National E-Health Transition Authority) is responsible for implementing a national health records system linking hospitals and practitioners.
myMedirecs compliments government initiates through empowering consumers to maintain a parallel set of comprehensive records which the consumer can access at their own liberty. Incorporated within the PC application suite, are Medications and Disease master tables. SNOMED Clinical Terms® (SNOMED CT), the internationally pre-eminent clinical terminology which has also been adopted by NEHTA for use in Australia, has already been built into myMedirecs. This enables those using myMedirecs to accurately maintain information by selecting correctly named and termed items that are readily recognizable by Physicians.
myMedirecs can export portable health records to any USB memory device. The company however has designed a range of devices that are both practical and cost effective, and carry a globally recognized Medical logo that attending medical responders will immediately recognize alerting then to the relevance of the device myMedirecs delivers a distinct benefit to families in general particularly those with young or ill children, those who transfer location and medical practitioners through work, aged care, those traveling regularly on business, schools, and environments exposed to onsite accidents. Medical practitioners and hospitals will likewise benefit in having current medical data presented to them during an emergency.
The evaluation version of myMedirecs may be downloaded from myMedirecs.com or from many shareware sites (e.g. Downloads.com, CNET, etc). The full product version of myMedirecs may be purchased for $19.95 for the Singles version, and $39.95 for the Family version, while the myMedirecs USB devices are priced from $9, all being available online from myMedirecs.com or from authorized distributors.
For additional information regarding myMedirecs Corp as well as Partner and Distribution inquiries the myMedirecs website can be seen at mymedirecs.com. For any questions or concerns regarding purchases or USB medical information storage devices, customers should visit the online store or email.
With over 30 years of experience developing solution for the Information Technology sector, Fiducia Corp, the parent company of myMedirecs, stands as a pillar in the software and custom solution development industry. myMedirecs (mymedirecs.com) has been founded as a division focused and specializing in Medical Records Management.