SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeNexus, the developer of the iChip and Personal Health Card®, today announced the addition of Joe Carberry to its Board of Directors. The LifeNexus Personal Health Card is the first multi-purpose electronic health card utilizing the embedded iChip for securely maintaining an individual's personal health record and incorporates a payment card option.
"The expansion of LifeNexus's Board of Directors ensures the company will continue to benefit from a diversity of experience and opinions. After an extensive search, we determined Joe is an ideal candidate because of his proven experience in global marketing and communications, as well as the valuable insights gained from his tenure in the payment card industry," said Christopher Maus, chairman and chief executive officer, LifeNexus, Inc.
Mr. Carberry is a partner in the San Francisco office of Brunswick Group LLC, an international corporate communications consultancy that helps businesses and other organizations address critical communications challenges. He has a proven track record of providing strategic counsel that helps organizations develop opportunities and navigate challenges in high-profile or high-risk situations. At Brunswick, Joe focuses on corporate reputation, issues and crisis management, and public affairs. Joe was formerly president of the Western U.S. region for global communications firm MS&L Group, and head of global public affairs for Visa Inc. during its historic transformation from an association into a public company.
About LifeNexus, Inc.
LifeNexus introduces a new era in portable health records with the Personal Health Card®. This technology was designed specifically for maintaining an individual's Personal Health Record (PHR) on a card in their wallet. The patented iChip™, "Individually Controlled Health Information Platform™," utilizes mobile server technology to securely store critical information including prescriptions, medical history, allergies, insurance data, emergency contacts, physician notes, as well as other key information. Individuals authorize access to critical information at the time and point of need. With sensitive information securely encrypted, password protected and "Off-the-Web" the consumer is in absolute control with the iChip. Now individuals can manage their personal health information and at their choice, the iChip can be applied to payment cards, conveniently making general day-to-day purchases on the same card.
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