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All right to have Nicole had a lead is now this is some stat 89% of Americans and nine out of ten.
Do not have emergency contact information in their wallet or on their their cell phone no emergency contact information but today.
All things digital Walt Mossberg -- here Wall Street Journal's.
Technology columnist and maybe his review in the journal today of this a product website -- will help change that so tell us about this emergency weak wall.
Well -- Connell I'm.
The -- Murray.
Tell -- -- free and it starts to originally it starts up with a website and a and a Smartphone app.
And you -- All the pertinent information about yourself and your health.
And here emergency contacts.
That you could have as many Asian want.
The people that you want an emergency responder to.
And get in touch with quickly and then -- do that they send GU.
-- wallet cards stickers for your driver's license can all free.
Which have an 800 number and an account number.
If you are in a medical emergency your unconscious or you can't really speak for yourself.
The emergency responder can't call that 800 number.
Telling me it read off the account number.
And the operator but will do two things state if the operator will give the emergency responder.
-- -- medical.
Information that you.
Have asked them to disseminate.
Like what are your diseases what are your allergies what are your medications so forth.
And then they will also begin to call your emergency contacts and and it actually -- -- that contact with the responder.
While so a lot of this I have a couple questions so a lot of this sounds.
Grade and the my question I guess the first thing I was thinking a couple years ago somebody told me you know on my phone to put the word ice like.
I CEO -- case of emergency ahead of the contact that you want to be average of context so -- for my wife's name's Renee so right ice Renee instead of just rename your phone.
And they would -- -- all that person's us okay.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- How did they get into your phone or or your.
-- your tablet and then once they do doesn't work well how quick is the response.
Well up first thing I'll show you is that.
-- -- I don't know if you can see this at all but.
Trust me this is the -- screen of my iPhone right by the way this is the fifth birthday the I thought I know and and -- a -- screen is an emergency link clock screen.
With my name the 800 number and the account number and he could also they also have a weighty the you can just superimpose that over whatever.
Family picture -- whatever you have on the front.
So and in terms of the minute they turn on the phone they're gonna see it if they pull out my driver's license and turned over there's a sticker on the back with the same information.
There's a card my wallet I can -- -- on my key chain -- -- tag on my.
Luggage and they send you a kit with all this again.
But I agree with you that one of the issues is he doesn't work unless the responders can can find it.
But -- did you find it right yes.
Then they can then they can they can call.
And it works well and it's timely it was quick how how does it work yeah I I tested it it's hard to -- -- much you wanna actually be in a medical emergency where -- unconscious.
But -- I did economists take tests where I pretended to be a responder.
I had told them and advancing and that's call -- the National Guard this was a test.
And contracts with in Wisconsin I did this deliberately on a Sunday evening so she was working with a computer and phone from her home.
But she was very.
Got to my information on line right.
And -- she called the first emergency contact I had which was my wife right.
They do a few steps they call you back to make sure you really are.
A police person our nurse or any empty or wherever and not just some.
Somebody trying to harass the person's brain so that work start Walt thank you it's always great to see you and that people can look this up emergency -- -- the apps so.
Right -- for today from nod to.
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