Monday, March 19, 2007

13 More Diabetics 'Chipped'

13 Diabetics Implanted with VeriMed RFID Microchip at Boston Diabetes EXPO

At the Boston Diabetes EXPO, physicians implanted VeriMed RFID microchips in conference attendees who signed up for the voluntary procedure. The VeriMed Patient Identification System, which utilizes an implantable RFID microchip in combination with a handheld RFID scanner and a secure patient database, provides immediate access to important identification and health information for patients who arrive at an emergency department unable to communicate.

Why would you voluntarily do this?

And one more notable item...

'Veil tip' to Liz McIntyre at Spychips RFID Blog for this Tommy Thompson Leaves Board of VeriChip Corporation - takes leave of absence to concentrate on his efforts on running for President of the United States.

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