Medical-record Portability

January 2005
PN;Jan2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p19
Trade Publication
The article presents information on medical needs or a chronic medical illness for travellers. Under the new federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 mandates, access to ones medical records by a remote care facility may even be denied. The "Golden Hour" passes while the person and hospital staff hurry to gain access to ones records. Each minute of this "Golden Hour" is precious when the person or his child need critical care. Dx-PRN Inc. uses the latest in high-tech document storage and portability to minimize this life-threatening scenario. Their Jump Start to Diagnosis will allow one to carry all necessary medical documents in ones pocket.


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