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identification

noun appellation, ascertainment, association, certification, characterization, classification, comparison, corroboration, definition, denomination, description, designation, detection, discernment, disclosure, identity classification, identity comparison, identity verification, label, proof of domicile, proof of identity, proof of residency, recognition, recollection, signature, signification, substantiation, verification
Associated concepts: extrajudicial identification, laws, naaional identification cards, lineup, voter identification
Foreign phrases: Ex multitudine signorum, colligitur identiias vera.The true identity of a thing is shown from a nummer of signs. Nihil facit error nominis cum de corpore constat. An error in the name is of no consequence when there is certainty as to the person.
See also: classification, connection, credentials, definition, denomination, designation, discovery, earmark, fingerprints, label, recognition, relation, speciality, stamp, trademark
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The VeriMed Patient Identification System, which consists of a hand-held radio frequency identification (RFID) scanner, an implantable RFID microchip, and a secure patient database, is used to help rapidly identify and provide access to important health information on participating patients.
As we continue our process of pursuing third-party insurance and CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) reimbursement, we believe that PATIENT FIRST enables patients and physicians to participate in a more patient-friendly payment model while providing the Company with increased revenue opportunities from the VeriMed Patient Identification System over the next 18 months.
In addition, VeriChip recently began marketing its VeriMed(TM) Patient Identification System, a passive RFID system for rapidly and accurately identifying people who arrive in an emergency room and are unable to communicate.
Imprivata PatientSecure is the biometric patient identification platform that uses palm vein recognition biometrics to accurately identify patients.
The acquisition of HT Systems and its PatientSecure biometric patient identification technology supports Imprivata's plan to be the provider of healthcare IT security solutions that increase provider productivity, enable patient engagement, and improve patient safety.
An important improvement in the accuracy of patient identification is bar code scanning for blood products.
We identified that positive patient identification is paramount to ensure safety procedures are met and that all patients and staff need to be aware that wearing a wristband at all times is vital.
Visible patient identification is limited to the patient's first name and last initial.
Journal of Safety will cover all aspects of patient safety, including care transitions, information technology, patient identification, clinical alarm systems, limiting surgery and using high-alert medications.
Built-in security measures protect patient confidentiality, but individual patient identification can also be determined for tracing the history of the disease.

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