Letter to Digital Angel Stockholders from CEO Joseph J. Grillo
Microsoft Partners With Implantable RFID Chip Maker VeriChip
VeriChip also said Silverman will re-assume the role of Chairman, replacing Joseph Grillo, and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company.
As of Thursday, VeriChip has more than $8 million of cash and restricted cash and no debt.
Commenting on the deal, Silverman said, "The prior controlling stockholder of the Company preferred a different path for the Company, which could have jeopardized the value of our FDA-cleared, first-of-a-kind medical device for patient identification. I couldn't let that happen."
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VeriChip Corporation And RECEPTORS LLC Successfully Complete Phase I Development Of In Vivo Glucose Sensing RFID Microchip
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Upgrading health care is the final component of the plan. By introducing new technology and electronic medical records, he said health-care workers could “prevent medical mistakes, and help save billions of dollars each year.”
He also said health care must make better use of technology and move toward electronic records.