Medical ID Products

  • Is My Health Record Safe?

    my health record, health recordAlthough 15th October seems far away, you don’t have long to opt out of My Health Record. The idea behind the record is simple. All of your paper records will enter the digital world. The aim is to make it easier for clinicians to find information. Currently, every Australian will see their record transform into a digital format. You can opt out, but the deadline is October 15th. Opting out after this date is possible. But, the government can continue storing information they already hold until 30 years after your death.

    There are lots of arguments for and against the My Health Record system. If you need a Mediband, or your child does, it’s worth knowing the arguments on both sides. Continue reading

  • Which Type of Life Insurance Is the Smartest for You?

    life insurance medical idIn Australia, the term ‘life insurance’ refers to several different types of insurance. From term life insurance to income protection, each one offers some level of financial support. Your insurer pays out money if a serious life event occurs. These events include disability or illness. Life insurance also protects your loved ones if you pass away.

    It’s wise to have at least one type of life insurance. Many people use more than one. Which type is right for you?

    You may want to choose a certain type of life insurance depending on factors like your life stage, family size, and your finances. Here’s a look at your options. Continue reading

  • Understanding Health Insurance Terms

    health insuranceAn apple a day keeps the Doctor away!  Understanding health insurance can help keep the Doctor paid!  Health insurance can be hard to understand. The terms that health insurance companies use can confuse people. This can make it hard for anyone to pick the best insurance plan for their needs. As a result, some people don't get health insurance at all.

    If this sounds like you, it might be a good idea to read on. We will go over each of these terms to help you understand them. We will then touch on optional health aids that your insurance may cover. Continue reading

  • Lymphedema Alert Bracelets & How YOU Can Stay Safe

    Lymphedema Alert Bracelets MedibandAt Mediband, we’re committed to making it easy for you to stay safe. Our line of medical ID bracelets, including lymphedema alert bracelets, provides clear and direct information about any condition you may have. This leaves no question about how to treat you if you cannot speak during an emergency.

    One of the bracelets we provide is designed for people with lymphedema. Lymphedema is a condition which affects the lymphatic system. Fluid in your lymph nodes collects in the fatty tissue under your skin. This causes undue swelling that is most common in your arms and legs. As a result, you need to be careful about certain treatments that could cause you undue pain. Continue reading

  • Mediband Receives Finalist Nomination for the Premier’s NSW Export Awards

    Preventative Care medical ID bracelets, nsw export awards, medical alert braceletsSYDNEY – Wednesday 29 September, 2010 – Australian company, Mediband, developers of the Mediband range of medical ID wristbands and Mediband Plus medical information portal are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the Australian Institute of Export Premier's NSW Export Awards. The Premier’s NSW Export Awards are designed to showcase the State’s top exporters and by doing so, promote them as role models, encouraging other businesses to strive for the same levels of success in world markets.

    “It’s such an accolade to be nominated as a finalist in the Emerging Exporter category. We’re just thrilled to be selected as a finalist in such a prestigious awards program, which does so much to promote the achievements made by Australian companies in the ever increasing export marketplace,” commented Michael Randall, Managing Director and Co-founder of Mediband.

    “With so many Australians dying each year as a result of allergic reactions, anaphylactic shock, heart attacks, incorrectly administered drugs and other preventable medical conditions, we feel sure that Mediband’s range of medical ID ‘alert’ products can go a small way to preventing deaths in Australia, but also in other countries around the world,” he added.

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