Patent Number: 6,305,605

Title: Multiple-casualty incident patient tracking

Abstract: A method for tracking multiple injured victims at a multiple injury scene to provide information on their medical status and their location to emergency personnel and to treatment facilities, the method including examining the injured victims at the scene to determine the medical condition of the victims, attaching a tag to each of the victims to identify the victim and to indicate the medical condition of the victim, the tag having machine-readable information thereon indicating the identity and medical condition of the victim, and the tag having visually readable colors thereon indicating the urgency of treatment needed by the victim, scanning and transmitting the machine-readable information on each of the victims to victim transportation units and other emergency personnel at the scene to enable transport personnel to determine which victims are in most urgent need of transport to a medical treatment facility, and transmitting the machine-readable information on each of the victims to medical treatment facilities to which the victims may be transported.

Inventors: Goetz; John W. (Baton Rouge, LA), Guillot; Chad J. (Baton Rouge, LA)

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International Classification: G06K 17/00 (20060101); G06F 017/60 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018