Latest American Ambulance Association Stories

2009-12-22 11:08:00

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Ambulance Association (AAA), the voice for ambulance services nationwide, is creating a Web-based national emergency health registry through a partnership with Docvia. The innovative new Web service, invisibleBracelet.org (iB), will enable patients to register personal vital health details and in the event of an emergency, automatically notify friends and family through the largest network of EMS providers in the United States....

2009-12-22 09:30:00

A new Web-based system for quickly accessing vital medical information has begun attracting attention on the national stage, according to the Associated Press.  Taking cues from social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, the "invisible bracelet" provides emergency first-response teams with critical information on a patient's health history and can even contact loved ones automatically per e-mail or text message. The iBracelet (no connection to Apple Inc.) "” which started...

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