Who needs EMF?
EMF is designed for individuals, families, nursing homes, assisted and senior living communities, and is highly recommended for senior citizens 55 and over. Agencies such as fire departments, ambulance services, first responders, health care providers and more can also use EMF.
Why is EMF recommended for senior citizens?
The majority of 911 medical calls come from senior citizens and EMF will allow them to be prepared if and when an emergency arises.
Is EMF free?
Yes, EMF is a service that’s offered to the community and first responders for free
What if I can't fill out a form for myself?
We’ve designed EMF to be as user-friendly as possible, but appreciate that some may not be able to fill out their own form. A loved one, family or friend, caretaker, legal guardian or power of attorney may fill out the form for you.
Why do I need a printed version of my form?
While EMF is growing in popularity, we still encourage you to have a printed version of your form in case the first responders who arrive at your door are not yet aware of EMF. Your printed form will also be useful to take with you to doctor visits, urgent care or hospitals including the E.R.
Is my information safe with EMF?
Yes, we’ve taken security measures and put safeguards in place to make sure your information is always protected and secure.
Why should I fill out EMF?
EMF condenses the first-responders’ commonly asked questions during emergency situations. By answering them before an emergency, you help first-responders such as paramedics work quickly in life-threatening situations.It's also a place for you to provide any information you would like first responders to know in case of emergency.
How do first responders access EMF?
First responders use a version of the app where they can search and access your form in any location and emergency situation.
Can anyone use the version of EMF that allows search and access to forms?
No. Only verified agencies and/or first responders have access to this version of EMF.
How do first responders get my medical information before they arrive at my location?
When a 911 call is placed for a medical emergency, the dispatcher can access your form through the EMF system and forward it to the first responders on the way to your call.
How many forms can I add to my profile?
You can upload an unlimited number of forms to your EMF profile. Upload your own, your family’s and your relative’s form to keep your circle safe.
What additional attachments can I include with my form?
Store and upload additional medical information such as previous EKG’s, vital signs, medication lists or other paper forms.
Can a DNR be uploaded as an attachment?
Yes, you can upload a DNR as an attachment and we still suggest that you have present, the original paper version. As it is with DNR medical situations, first responders have protocols to follow which include contacting the hospital and/or medical control.
What is the EMF team?
The EMF team is comprised of first responders who fill out forms for nursing homes, assisted living and senior communities. These services charge a fee and for more information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do you know what questions first responders ask?
We are founded and operated by first responders that comprised the most common questions asked during medical emergencies. We made sure to keep the questions on the form as simple and basic as possible with only the minimal amount of information necessary to help first responders with their job.