- Here’s what you need to know: Queensland Minister for Ambulance Services, Steven Miles, launched the SafeMate program, which is a new digital system housing a patient’s medical and personal information that they themselves have entered online. Paramedics will be able to use their operational iPads to tap a patient’s SafeMate card or device and access their information right there on the screen.
The Queensland Government believes this new program will eliminate the time it would normally take a paramedic to ask the patient a range of questions in order to obtain their medical history and other pertinent details.
KEY INSIGHT: Medibank has partnered with SafeMate to pilot the system with customers living with chronic illness in Queensland as part of its chronic disease program, CareComplete.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]