MedFOB - Medical Facts On Board USB Drive
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Why MedFOB
MedFOB USB Drive

MedFOB is a very small USB drive that stores critical medical information. Unlike other similar devices, MedFOB is easy to use, looks classy and can be worn at all times with style. MedFOB is ready to help you in a time of emergency.


Benefits of wearing a MedFOB?

Time is critical in an emergency. When you wear your MedFOB you’ll have your critical medical information with you so it can be quickly accessed by emergency medical personnel.

Good communication with your medical providers helps reduce treatment time, avoid confusion and the potential for medical errors, especially in a medical emergency.

MedFOB provides an easy way for you to organize your personal medical records. This can mean much better communication when you talk with doctors about your treatment.

Doctors want to know ‘what happened and when.' MedFOB helps you organize your personal medical record with the important details in chronological order.

It is often difficult to get medical records from one doctor to another, especially when they are at different medical institutions. With MedFOB you’ll be able to help your doctor reduce redundant medical services by providing copies of test results immediately.


Who should have a MedFOB?

Any one with a chronic or complex medical condition such as:

Cardiac conditions
Stroke and other brain conditions
Food, Drug or Insect allergies
Cerebral Palsy
Multiple Sclerosis
Organ transplants
Defibrillators, Ports and other implants

And also,

Foreign and Domestic Travelers
People active in sports
Campers and Hikers
Independent Living Residents
Construction workers and others who work in potentially hazardous situations
Anyone who feels more comfortable having their medical information available and easy to access


What’s the benefit to caregivers?

A concern shared by many caregivers is "what happens if I’m not there?" MedFOB insures that there will be a way to transmit important medical information, even if the caregiver isn’t present. MedFOB can mean peace of mind for caregivers.

Some caregivers carry a second MedFOB so they always have their loved one’s personal medical information immediately available.


What are each of the tabs on my MedFOB used for?

Emergency Info Summary – All of your critical information that you enter on other tabs is collected here. This is the first thing that EMT’s and other First Responders will see when they insert your MedFOB into their USB port. This tells them the most important things they need to know about you in an emergency.

Personal Info – This gives details about who you are including name, address, phone, distinguishing characteristics, photograph, etc. so the First Responder can make sure that the information on the MedFOB is about you.

Critical Info – This is a very important part of MedFOB. First, it gives the key medical conditions that a First Responder needs to know. Second, it gives a more detailed medical history of important medical events that have occurred during your life. It also lets the Responder know about allergic reactions and implants.

Medications – This gives all of the information about your medications including medication name, dose, how often you take it, and pharmacy information.

Emergency Contacts – This provides a primary and an alternate emergency contact in case you are unable to communicate this information.

Advocate – It is highly recommended that anyone with a serious condition have a Medical Advocate, a person outside of the immediate family to help guide patients through complicated treatment choices and research options, interact with doctors and other health care professionals on behalf of the patient, be familiar with medications and their impact and monitor and inform the ongoing treatment process. The Advocate should understand how to assess where the best doctors and treatment can be found and be aware of research trial results as well as standard protocols.

Physicians – Lists main physicians, specialists, and how to get in touch with them.

Hospitals – Lists preferred hospitals so if the EMT has time, they can take you to your preference.

Insurance – Provides all of your insurance information, both primary and secondary. Also allows you to insert a photo or scan of your insurance card.

Medical Journal – A place to keep track of everything that has happened to you medically by date. This will make it easier for a physician to understand your history. The Medical Journal provides a convenient place for you to record decision points and other important information in the order that they occurred.

Blood Test Journal – Customize this tab to the specific blood tests you want to track and then enter the test results according to the date of the test.

Blood Pressure Journal – Track your blood pressure readings over time.

Weight Journal –Keep track of your weight fluctuations over time.

Documents – This section allows you to import any type of document you would like to have on your MedFOB. Examples include physician’s notes and dictations, scanned in blood tests, EKG’s, MRI’s, X-rays, EEG’s, Advanced Medical Directives (living will), Organ Donation, Medical Power of Attorney, etc. Virtually any type of document you have on your hard drive can be imported into the Documents section.

Tools – Tools lets you add or edit information when you enter your password, change your password, back up your personal information to your hard drive, restore that information to your MedFOB, give answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ), and register your MedFOB online so you will be able to get the latest updates.


Isn’t the government going to organize everyone’s medical records electronically?

That’s the proposed plan. But it will be years before it is accomplished in every medical institution. Today only 18% of private physicians have all electronic records.

Many patients have thousands of pages of file records including blood tests, every health care worker to patient contact, appointments, notes, X-rays, MRI’s, EKG’s and so forth. MedFOB allows a patient to focus on the critical medical information and always have it available when and where it’s needed.

MedFOB provides a way for patients to take personal responsibility for their critical medical records.

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What does the MedFOB look like?

MedFOB is smaller than a piece of gum and packed with important life saving medical information. It can be worn around the neck, on a bracelet or carried on a key chain. The MedFOB drive is available in gold or silver plate and comes with a matching chain.

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