Skip to comments.Colorado to Discuss Retinal Scans, Fingerprinting to Secure Prescription Drugs
Posted on 03/14/2012 3:36:58 PM PDT by dynachrome
A retinal scan to verify that the person filling the prescription is the same person it was prescribed to, patient data sent over encrypted communications to check for drug interactions and preventing doctor shopping--all of this information, plus some, in a statewide database. This could be the future of medicine access control.
Colorado lawmakers want to make medication dispensing more secure by establishing a new medical database and requiring biometric verification when patients fill prescriptions, but critics of the plan worry that with the amount of data lawmakers want to collect, information breaches could be more damaging to patients than ever before.
(Excerpt) Read more at securitymanagement.com ...
Blacks, Hispanics and elderly hurt the most
But it’s impossible to find illegal aliens or keep them from getting jobs here. /s
WHAAAAT? Rectinal scans? To distinguish one a-hole from another?
Oh, retinal scans.
(Sigh of relief)
but you still don’t need ID to vote. This country is so screwed.
It would be oppressive to require an ID to vote, but to allow someone to purchase the medication their doctor prescribed and the person needs, the person will have to jump through hoops
UN rights council delves into US voter I.D. laws (Democrats want UN’s permission to steal elections)
Why in the hell are there so many politicians willing to give up liberty? Are these people stupid? Is this the result of 40 years of public education?
Glenn Beck today asked: “Would you rather be a slave and have stuff or be broke and free?”
I fear that the answer of a majority of people would be the first choice.
Calirado, managing the plantation for the degreed, licensed, certified and approved, bipartisan, environmentalist, animal-worshiping, government-linked bosses, who see all, hear all and know all. No one else is allowed to do business activities. Maybe it’s a good time to consider designing, planning and building in Wyoming instead.
Some people need friends and family to pick up scripts. This is silly..
They can require this, but voter ID is un-constitutional??
Emailed Ken Summers and asked him about this...
Got a smart-ass reply...Doesn’t know a thing about it...Says facts can be an elusive thing...
Shilling for the security contractor who will eventually install and monitor/service the equipment?
I should be able to expect more from a “republican”, but anymore have to ask why?
From a Leftard like Boyd, this retinal scan crap is the kind of big bro/nannie state crap I’d expect...
Massey and Summers are nominal “republicans”, and should know better...But both appear to be Romney-bots, so that explains a lot...
I know...Why not a bar code tattoo for everyone...Maybe on our forehead above the eyes...
The pharmacist could just use a free barcode reader app on his smart phone to ID the customer...
But then there wouldn’t be any many-million dollar contracts for the pols’ buddies...
Email his response to some of the papers that ran the story. Let them gnaw at him and get back to you.
this will just drive more and more traffic underground...
No, the druggies were ruining only themselves - it's the War On Drugs and the "conservatives" who cheer for it who ruined it for everybody. And ridiculous restrictions on cold medicine are the least of their ruinations.
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