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Electronic Medical Records: the pros and cons
An electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR) is nothing but a medical record of a patient in digital form. The digital information is usually stored in a database and is accessible from everywhere via a network. A patient’s medical information is normally recorded on paper written in a patient’s record at every doctor’s office the patient has visited or in the medical chart hanging at the foot of a patient’s hospital bed. EMRs contain mainstream data normally found on a patient’s medical records, e.g. blood type, blood tests, inoculations, and X-ray films. Recently, the integration of patient-specific genomic information has also been proposed.
VeriChip, developed by VeriChip Corporation is the first one of its kind ever approved by the US FDA. It is an implantable RFID microchip, not only for pets, but also for humans. The 16-digit code in the VeriChip, which can be read by a chip reader, can be used to access online databases, including EMRs.
VeriChip offers the following benefits:
• It enables rapid identification of at-risk patients and access to their medical history, thereby enabling rapid diagnosis and treatment especially in emergency situations. Classic examples are people with diabetes and/or heart problems who have high risk of collapsing and having attacks. However, VeriChip is also useful in vehicular accidents and other trauma incidents where the victims aren’t capable of answering questions.
• In cases of large-scale catastrophes, VeriChip facilitates tracking and identification of victims. According to a coroner in Mississippi, VeriChip helped identify victims during the Hurricane Katrina incident.
• VeriChip also facilitates “infant protection” and “wandering prevention” of children and those suffering from dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders.
National Medical Device Registry from H.R. 3200 [Healthcare Bill], pages 1001-1008:
(g)(1) The Secretary shall establish a national medical device registry (in this subsection referred to as the ‘registry’) to facilitate analysis of postmarket safety and outcomes data on each device that— ‘‘(A) is or has been used in or on a patient; ‘‘(B)and is— ‘‘(i) a class III device; or ‘‘(ii) a class II device that is implantable, life-supporting, or life-sustaining."
This guidance document was developed as a special control guidance to support the classification of the implantable radiofrequency transponder system for patient identification and health information into class II (special controls). The device is intended to enable access to secure patient identification and corresponding health information in humans. This guidance is issued in conjunction with a Federal Register notice announcing the classification of implantable radiofrequency transponder system for patient identification and health information.
The scope of this document is limited to the following device as described in 21 CFR 880.6300 ( Code of Federal Regulation)
Implantable Radiofrequency Transponder System for Patient Identification and Health Information (product code: NRV):
Providers who don't comply by 2015 will face cuts in Medicare payments.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by OuttaTime
Yes I posted the link to that in page one, tumors has been found in the areas where the microchips are located.
Now microchips companies will argue that those where earlier versions of chips back in the nineties and that now their more (human friendly versions are safe) they were good enough to convince the corrupted FDA with that
[edit on 15-7-2010 by marg6043]
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by OutKast Searcher
I will make a prediction for you, once the electronic records take way the microchip will become center stage.
And if you have research the companies behind all this they are coming out with chips that will be able to monitor you medications intake, to make sure you don't miss your dosage.
From time released microchips to ones that will carry your records under your skin everywhere you go.
Just do the homework and see what all the companies getting tax payer money are up to.
And no this no a science fiction movie, the only reason the first time the implantable microchip didn't work back in the early 2000 is because was quite expensive for regular joes to get it as a volunteer campaign.