Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Under-the-skin ID chips move toward U.S. hospitals | CNET News.com

Under-the-skin ID chips move toward U.S. hospitals | CNET News.com "VeriChip, the company that makes radio frequency identification--RFID--tags for humans, has moved one step closer to getting its technology into hospitals.
The Federal Drug Administration issued a ruling Tuesday that essentially begins a final review process that will determine whether hospitals can use RFID systems from the Palm Beach, Fla.-based company to identify patients and/or permit relevant hospital staff to access medical records, said Angela Fulcher, vice president of marketing and sales at VeriChip."

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