Healthcare executive gets RFID chip implanted

From an article in Health Data Management:

"John Halamka, M.D., does not have a chip on his shoulder. He has a chip in his shoulder.

Halamka, CIO at Boston’s CareGroup
Healthcare System, has become the first volunteer to test an
implantable radio frequency identification chip for medical use. The
VeriChip, from Delray Beach, Fla.-based Applied Digital, was approved
in October by the Food and Drug Administration for medical use in
humans. In December, it was classified as a Class II medical device
with special controls. …"

Via Roland Piquepaille’s Technology Trends — The World’s First RFID-Enabled CIO.

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