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MedicAlert® Foundation Acts To Stop The Promotion Of Copycat Medical IDs That Risk Consumers Health

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 11:01 am | MedicAlert

MedicAlert® Foundation has succeeded in having a copycat Medical ID provider removed from online reseller platform ‘Wish’ for violating the Foundation’s intellectual property, claiming to be a MedicAlert® Medical ID and misleading consumers by giving ... More >>

Google to stop Medical IDs using MedicAlert® trademarks

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 9:12 am | MedicAlert

MedicAlert® Foundation International (MAFUS) has won a major concession from Google, the US-based internet company. Google will no longer accept advertisements from copycat Medical ID providers using MedicAlert® Trademarks including its emblem on its platform. More >>

MedicAlert® Foundation appoints two new Board Directors

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 11:53 am | MedicAlert

MedicAlert® Foundation, the registered charity committed to saving lives by providing medical information in emergencies, has appointed two new directors to its Board; Katy Wilkinson and Dr Lallit Rajpal. Katy Wilkinson BHSc, PGCertHSc, MBA has wide ... More >>

MedicAlert® launches Scholarship Fund in memory of Dr Rajpal

Friday, 23 August 2019, 11:21 am | MedicAlert

Last Wednesday evening the Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy officially launched a scholarship fund that will provide financial support to those working on harm prevention initiatives. More >>

Public Safety Notice: Copycat Medical IDs pose serious risk

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:02 am | MedicAlert

MedicAlert® Foundation is becoming increasingly concerned about a number of copycat unsupported medical IDs being advertised as Medical Alert Medical IDs. Copycat medical IDs pose a serious risk to both patients and first responders in the event of a medical ... More >>

MedicAlert: more complaints coming out

Friday, 17 July 2015, 3:00 pm | MedicAlert

MedicAlert Foundation says the death of Eunice Richardson may have opened a Pandora’s Box of complaints about various DHBs and St John, which have been ignoring MedicAlert bracelets and potentially exposing health consumers to harm. More >>

Avoidable Death of Eunice Richardson - Open Letter

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 5:01 pm | MedicAlert

The completely avoidable death of Eunice Richardson is a major concern to MedicAlert® Foundation and to everyone I have spoken to on this matter. MedicAlert® Foundation has taken this message to the government and all the other political parties, demanding ... More >>

Ignoring MedicAlert risks patient safety

Monday, 13 July 2015, 5:17 pm | MedicAlert

The MedicAlert Foundation is urging other district health boards to follow Canterbury’s lead to put in place policies and connected IT systems that ensure the internationally recognised MedicAlert Foundation Service System is utilised as designed, to prevent ... More >>

Vital people keep their MedicAlert information up to date

Monday, 28 February 2011, 1:54 pm | MedicAlert

An emergency medical information provider says it is vital that people keep their MedicAlert information up to date following Christchurch’s major earthquake. More >>


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