Patient Identification Systems

Biobank-short message service for linking patients and samples.

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Sep 10, 2013

A biobank is a biorepository that stores biological samples (usually of human origin) for use in research. Since the late 1990s, biobanks have become a key resource, supporting contemporary research in many fields, including genomics and personalized medicine.

A radio frequency identification implanted in a tooth can communicate with the outside world.

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Nov 30, 2007

A radio frequency identification (RFID) transponder covering the 13.56 MHz band was adapted to minimize its volume so that it could be placed in the pulp chamber of an endodontically treated human tooth. The minimized transponder had a maximum communication distance of 30 mm.

[QR-Code based patient tracking: a cost-effective option to improve patient safety].

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Feb 22, 2013

BACKGROUND: Hospitals are implementing a risk management system to avoid patient or surgery mix-ups. The trend is to use preoperative checklists. This work deals specifically with a type of patient identification, which is realized by storing patient data on a patient-fixed medium.

Mobile health requires mobile security: challenges, solutions, and standardization.

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May 19, 2008

Extended communication and advanced cooperation in a permanently growing healthcare and welfare domain require a well-defined set of security services provided by an interoperable security infrastructure based on international and European standards.

An approach to geotracking patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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Sep 03, 2012

Recently, numerous systems for geo-tracking Alzheimer's patients with dementia have been developed and reported to be functional for the purposes of security and data collection.

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