A technology utilized since the early eighties in Europe is now available in the United States and will directly improve the accuracy and treatment of all aspects of medical administration including but not limited to: billing, medical research, patient confidentiality, medical records, HIPAA compliancy, productivity, fraud detections and most importantly, patient safety and medical professional's accuracy.
The smart chip was invented in France in 1979. It has caught on in Europe and is used widely among Europeans. It's unique silicone chip is used in cell phones, as value cards, banking cards and electronic transit tickets. They can be equipped with a password, and used for security devices at office complexes and military bases. This technology has an unlimited possibility on it's horizon and we are taking the bold step into the health care venue to bring about a more accurate, user friendly and safe record keeping system.