Empower Your Patients…Enhance Patient Safety
MedicAlert® Implant Connect℠ enables patients to enroll in registry services so they have access to their own critical medical device information when they need it most. Implant Connect℠ is available through Champion Medical Technologies’ UDITracker® and GraftTracker® tissue and implant tracking software and MedicAlert Foundation’s live 24/7 access to patient emergency medical information. Implant Connect℠ helps to improve patient care for revision surgery and provides assurance to patients by acting as a registry for their implanted device(s). More importantly, the services also provide patients with the peace of mind should there be a recall of their device.
Benefits to the hospital
- Save Time
Reduce post-recall inquiries from patients. Implant ConnectSM patients have immediate access to their implant information.
- Save Money
Reduce hospital resources required to investigate recipients of recalled devices.
- Improve Patient Care
Immediate identification of previously implanted devices for surgeons and other healthcare providers for revision surgeries.
- Improve Patient Satisfaction
Informed patients have peace of mind and can take a more proactive role in their post surgical care.
- Provide A Leading Edge Service
Today’s patients seek out and choose hospitals providing the most innovative solutions in healthcare.
- Meets FDA UDI Guidelines
Be prepared for FDA UDI (unique device identification) legislation.
Benefits to the Patient
- Ensures Patient Safety
Before undergoing an MRI or treatment procedure, patients can share their medical implant information to ensure their safety.
- Revision Surgeries
In an emergency, doctors need to know details about the patient’s medical device so treatment can be done quickly.
- Recall Notification
If a patient’s medical device is recalled the patient can immediately access their own medical device information.
- MedicAlert Medical ID
High-quality MedicAlert medical IDs are recognized by emergency responders around the world and include free personalized engraving.
- Live 24/7 Emergency Response Services
Staffed by medically trained personnel 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, MedicAlert communicates vital medical information to emergency responders as required anytime, anywhere, in over 140 languages.
Our Patient Safety Partner:
Established in 1956, MedicAlert Foundation pioneered the use of medical IDs and systems to relay vital medical information to emergency responders on behalf of its members so they receive faster and safer treatment. Today, MedicAlert provides the functionality of an e-health information exchange through an innovative combination of a unique patient identifier linked to an emergency medical information record and a live 24/7 emergency response service. MedicAlert medical IDs alert emergency personnel to a member’s primary health conditions, medications, and/or implanted medical devices. In addition to its live 24/7 emergency response service, MedicAlert Foundation also provides family and caregiver notification so that members can be reunited with their loved ones. MedicAlert services are available around the world through a network of international nonprofit affiliated organizations licensed by the Foundation. www.MedicAlert.org