Harbor Biometrics brings the latest biometric-based ID platform to the consumer market. FirstID™ is a private vital health registry that enables emergency health personnel to access life- and cost-saving information. Based on an award-winning platform invented by Founder/CEO Brooke Wurst, FirstID is poised to continue the platform's success from global health systems to North American consumers.

Patients in emergencies often have no way to communicate life-saving information to first responders and emergency medical personnel—current medications, relevant history, allergies. This lack of information leads to loss of life, treatment errors, & billions of dollars in avoidable costs to patients, providers, hospital systems, & insurers.

FirstID is a real-time service that enables first responders & emergency medical personnel to access patients’ vital health information simply by scanning the subscriber’s fingerprint into an app on the first responder’s or provider’s mobile...
Harbor Biometrics brings the latest biometric-based ID platform to the consumer market. FirstID™ is a private vital health registry that enables emergency health personnel to access life- and cost-saving information. Based on an award-winning platform invented by Founder/CEO Brooke Wurst, FirstID is poised to continue the platform's success from global health systems to North American consumers.

Patients in emergencies often have no way to communicate life-saving information to first responders and emergency medical personnel—current medications, relevant history, allergies. This lack of information leads to loss of life, treatment errors, & billions of dollars in avoidable costs to patients, providers, hospital systems, & insurers.

FirstID is a real-time service that enables first responders & emergency medical personnel to access patients’ vital health information simply by scanning the subscriber’s fingerprint into an app on the first responder’s or provider’s mobile device. Subscribers choose what information to share: allergies, current meds (automatically linked with the central national electronic Rx database), acute health history. FirstID also provides real-time incident notification to subscribers’ emergency contacts & forwards profiles retrieved on-scene onward to the ER.

FirstID is based on RemoteID™, an award-winning core technology platform invented by CEO Brooke Wurst. RemoteID has been used since 2008 addressing needs in the management of HIV & other infectious diseases, hospital patient registration, workers’ rights, & financial inclusion. FirstID integrates RemoteID with trusted health info sources, & vetted patient-reported emergency contacts and history.

Harbor Biometrics’ leadership brings together experience in healthcare delivery, technical innovation, research, and business development. Led by Founder & CEO Brooke Wurst, the team is ready to continue the global success of RemoteID-based customized enterprise solutions. COO Jenny Raymond oversaw implementation of impact technology programs around the world for more than 10 years as SVP at the Pearson Foundation. VP, Eng Sean Liao led app dev teams at Sprint, Motorola, IBM, & a consumer wellness startup, and has authored 3 books on secure mobile architecture. Chief Data Officer Kelly Jarvis, PhD, led state- and federally-funded health & social services evaluation programs for 15 years. She led the evaluation of EHR implementation at the largest health system in Oregon.
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Susan Lucas-Conwell Advisor at Remote Harbor, Inc.

FirstID saves lives and contains costs. Working with Brooke for more than a year, I am impressed by her ability to execute in a complex ecosystem. She previously developed, launched mobile biometric-based technology solutions in international health systems. That thought leadership and experience, reinforced by the team’s core technical and data science experience, are key to bringing FirstID to market. Harbor Biometrics received multiple awards even before the FirstID beta launch (SXSW, Singularity University). The most meaningful recognition has been from strategic partners that will benefit from using FirstID: EMS agencies, hospital systems, and health insurers. The value proposition weighs in equally on the “patient outcome and peace of mind” side of the scale and on the “opportunity to mitigate enormous avoidable care costs”. The QPrize Seed Investment will attract other investors, and the process resources will be invaluable in accelerating Harbor Biometrics’ development.