Star Health Card Introduced in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - It's a new prescription for better healthcare in West Texas.

The Star Health Card was introduced on Wednesday.

It has a chip inside which stores your medical information and that could be the key to saving your life.

For example, if you have an emergency, paramedics can scan your card and have your information instantly.

Hospitals, along with some doctors, in Odessa have signed on with the program.
Midland is next in line for the program along with several other surrounding counties.