StickyJ Medical ID & Backpack Health Partner to Improve Instant Access to Critical Health Information

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 General News
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Partnership Enhances Patient Medical Identification by Linking Health Information to Wearable Accessories, Instantly Providing First Responders with Full Health Records

SEMINOLE, Fla. and DOVER, Mass., March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- StickyJ Medical ID

has partnered with Backpack Health, LLC  to improve the way patients carry and share their medical information, providing health professionals and first responders with instant access to life-saving data.  Backpack Health's free cloud-based data management platform enables patients to store their up-to-date personal health records securely on any device.  By wearing designated StickyJ Medical ID accessories engraved with unique URLs that link to their Backpack Health Emergency Share Card, individuals always have their full health records on hand during an emergency or when being admitted to the hospital – and the information is available in Backpack Health's six supported languages, making travel more accessible for those with complex and chronic conditions.   

"Not everyone can list all of their medical information on a medical ID bracelet, and the information changes from time to time as well," said Barry Torman of StickyJ Medical.  "We are delighted to be partnering with Backpack Health so that our customers can have the most time-critical medical information engraved on their medical alert bracelet along with a unique URL that will help inform EMS and hospital personnel about their other health issues.  We're especially pleased to be able to bring this service to StickyJ Medical customers at no charge."

The Backpack Health platform provides users with an Emergency Share Card to detail their most crucial health information, including any relevant files, images, or documents, and allows them to create and share a unique, secure web address (URL) to provide loved ones and health professionals with access to this information in case of emergency.  Partnering with StickyJ Medical ID takes this offering to the next level by integrating these URLs with attractive wearable accessories, making the patient's complete health records uniquely accessible at all times – no downloads or logins required.

To ensure successful integration with Backpack Health, StickyJ has carefully selected medical ID jewelry, including medical bracelets, medical ID necklaces, medical tags, and more, that provide the optimal space to accommodate the unique URL.

"StickyJ has been serving the rare and complex disease community for years, saving patients' lives by providing easy access to health information," said Jim Cavan, CEO and co-founder of Backpack Health. "We are thrilled to be working with StickyJ to enhance their offering by making it the conduit to a world of fully updateable health information. This collaboration changes how medical responders will receive information, and we are honored to play a role in improving how critical information is communicated in emergency situations."

About StickyJ Medical ID

StickyJ Medical ID is a leading producer of Medical ID Bracelets for adults and children.  StickyJ products have been known for their quality and reliability since 2000.  Each medical ID is custom engraved within three business days at StickyJ's production facility in Seminole, Florida.  Today, more than 1 million people rely on StickyJ medical alert bracelets to help keep them safe in the event of a medical emergency.  

Media Relations Contact for StickyJ Medical ID:  Lydia RomanStickyJ Medical ID727-823-9500lydia@stickyj.com

About Backpack Health

Backpack Health, LLC builds secure, innovative information tools to help people manage their health journey – including wellness, illnesses, injuries, and chronic health conditions. The Backpack Health mission is to make it easy for everyone to access, own and control their health information to support better health care and attain better health for themselves, their loved ones and their communities. Backpack Health provides a platform for organizations to engage patients, collect up-to-date data and build communities around the globe. To assure data protection for its users' information, Backpack Health complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adheres to its data protection principles, and participates in the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks. Learn more at www.backpackhealth.com.

Media Relations Contact for Backpack Health:Elie KleinFinn Partners929-222-8013elie.klein@finnpartners.com

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SOURCE Backpack Health, LLC



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