WASHINGTON — The nation's ambulance crews are pushing a virtual medical ID system to rapidly learn a patient's health history during a crisis — and which can immediately text-message loved ones that the person is headed for a hospital.
'Invisible bracelet' stores health information, emergency contacts
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