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Emergency Cellular Phone Medical Record Service

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016742D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-14
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-14
Document File: 4 page(s) / 38K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Michael Truss: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

With this service users of cellular/mobile phones can have their latest medical records stored in their mobile phone. If the users phone were ever connected to an emergency service this feature would transfer the users (and optionally his families) medical records automatically to the emergency service.

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Emergency Cellular Phone Medical Record Service

by Michael Truss & Jean Duguay

Abstract

With this service users of cellular/mobile phones can have their latest medical records stored in their mobile phone. If the users phone were ever connected to an emergency service this feature would transfer the users (and optionally his families) medical records automatically to the emergency service.

Introduction

This paper describes how an improved service may be offered to cellular phone users, which in the event of a personal or family emergency will enable the emergency services to prepare and react in the most effective manner possible to deal with the specific emergency.

Improving the Emergency Response Service(Problem(s) To Be Solved)

When a person dials an emergency service from their cellular/mobile phone, they will often not be in a position to coherently give the emergency services their blood type, medical records, medication being used etc. and in any case there is not typically sufficient time to give all such detailed information in emergency situations.

Emergency services often have to arrive at the scene of an emergency “blind” to the medical records of their patients, It would be very useful and potentially critical to the saving of life that the emergency services are aware of any victims blood type, medications, existing medical conditions etc.

A Cell Phone Emergency Response Service� � (Proposed Solution to the Problem(s))

This cellular service resolves the problem of getting the personal/medical details of a person at risk to the emergency services by transferring their details as soon as the person makes contact by cellular phone.

Some attractive features of this service are

·         The storage of the personal/medical details on the users cellular phone.

·         The ability of the User to edit and update their details.

·         The establishment of parallel voice and data channels.

·         The automatic transfer of those details to the emergency services as soon as the users cellular phone is connected to the emergency services.

The following steps and associated flow chart detail how this Emergency Cellular service would operate

(1)        � � � � � � � A cell phone user purchases a cellular phone with a built in Emergency response feature.

(2)        � � � � � � � The cell phone user or their physician enters their personal /medical details in a storage record on their cellular phone

(3)        � � � � � � � The cell phone user is involved in an accident, medical emergency etc.

(4)        � � � � � � � The cell phone user dials 911 or equivalent.

(5)        � � � � � � � A voice circuit to the emergency services connects the user.

(6)        � �...