Why should you consider using an AlertQ TAG?

An ‘accident’ is unplanned and unforeseen. Shock or injuries can prevent communication with those first on the scene of an emergency. First responders always search for any form of identification – first on the person and then in personal belongings. The AlertQ TAG aims to provide all the relevant emergency information instantaneously through technology that is familiar to most.

The AlertQ TAG is personal, and potentially lifesaving. The use of a personalized QR codes are totally appropriate and widely used to store and share data. It is no different from information already gathered on a drivers’ license.

What is AlertQ / Lost Buddy?

AlertQ© is a classic military dog tag that was conceptualized in the USA to help identify homeless military veterans in times of emergencies. So often, these veterans arrive in the Emergency Response (ER) unit at hospitals as ‘John or Jane Doe’ – with no names, medical histories or contact information. Many tests and thousands of dollars later in health care costs, treatment can be administered. The cost of the process to determine possible illnesses, allergies or injuries is borne by the hospital and ultimately by the tax payer, which could have been prevented in the first place.

Available in the traditional tag or smaller charm, the AlertQ TAG is personal, and potentially lifesaving. The use of a personalized QR codes are totally appropriate and widely used to store and share data. It is no different from information already gathered on a drivers’ license.