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Colorado to Discuss Retinal Scans, Fingerprinting to Secure Prescription Drugs
Security Management ^ | 3-12-12 | Carlton Purvis

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 ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: bladerunner; colorado; drugs; prescriptions; wod; wodlist; wosd
What could go wrong?/s
1 posted on 03/14/2012 3:37:01 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Blacks, Hispanics and elderly hurt the most


2 posted on 03/14/2012 3:46:38 PM PDT by hecht (Murray use your coaster)
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To: dynachrome

But it’s impossible to find illegal aliens or keep them from getting jobs here. /s


3 posted on 03/14/2012 3:56:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: dynachrome

WHAAAAT? Rectinal scans? To distinguish one a-hole from another?

Oh, retinal scans.

(Sigh of relief)


4 posted on 03/14/2012 4:01:20 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: dynachrome

but you still don’t need ID to vote. This country is so screwed.


5 posted on 03/14/2012 4:02:27 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: dynachrome

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


6 posted on 03/14/2012 4:34:25 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: dynachrome
Here are the three hacks looking to track you.

Ken Summers - a Romney hack
Thomas Massey - a Romney hack
Betty Boyd - a real Democrat hack

7 posted on 03/14/2012 4:35:05 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: This I Wonder32460

UN rights council delves into US voter I.D. laws (Democrats want UN’s permission to steal elections)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2859083/posts


8 posted on 03/14/2012 4:35:34 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: dynachrome

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?


9 posted on 03/14/2012 4:52:52 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( "It happened. And we let it happen. - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Terry Mross

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.


10 posted on 03/14/2012 4:56:45 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: dynachrome

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.


11 posted on 03/14/2012 4:59:51 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: dynachrome

Some people need friends and family to pick up scripts. This is silly..


12 posted on 03/14/2012 5:00:08 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Terry Mross
"Why in the hell are there so many politicians willing to give up liberty?"

Their job is to prevent competition against their favored constituents. Only previously established and approved political class participants are worthy to do business.

We do really need the collapse and default process. It's now the only way to reasonably small government.


13 posted on 03/14/2012 5:04:59 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: dynachrome

They can require this, but voter ID is un-constitutional??


14 posted on 03/14/2012 6:37:28 PM PDT by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: dynachrome
Why not a mark on the forehead or on the wrist instead? ?extreme sarcasm. I have had it with The War On Drugs. It has become a Tool To Tyranny to control the innocent. It has brought us corruption unseen since the days of Capone. ENOUGH!!! It's no ones business but a persons doctor, the pharmacist, and the patient, as to what medications one LEGALLY with prescription takes.
15 posted on 03/14/2012 7:21:11 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

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?


16 posted on 03/14/2012 9:31:35 PM PDT by elteemike (Light travels faster than sound...That's why so many people appear bright until you hear them speak!)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

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...


17 posted on 03/14/2012 9:50:25 PM PDT by elteemike (Light travels faster than sound...That's why so many people appear bright until you hear them speak!)
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To: elteemike
Got a smart-ass reply...Doesn’t know a thing about it...Says facts can be an elusive thing...

Email his response to some of the papers that ran the story. Let them gnaw at him and get back to you.

18 posted on 03/14/2012 9:58:35 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: dynachrome
so punish the good citizens because of the druggies....just like a person can't just go buy a little sudafed for a stuffy nose (the good stuff) because the druggies ruined it for everybody....

this will just drive more and more traffic underground...

19 posted on 03/14/2012 11:09:57 PM PDT by cherry
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To: cherry
a person can't just go buy a little sudafed for a stuffy nose (the good stuff) because the druggies ruined it for everybody....

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.

20 posted on 03/15/2012 11:47:23 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

“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.”

I’m glad you finally posited an honest Us/Them syllogism.

As I’ve been saying for a couple of weeks now, you are not a conservative. You are a liberaltarain, and as such, you are more closely aligned with liberal DemocRats who also identify ideologically with the radical individualism that Bork in “Slouching Towards Gomorrah” so brilliantly argues is one of two demons that is destroying American culture from within.


21 posted on 03/15/2012 6:15:44 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival. (Ron Paul is the Lyndon Larouche of the 21st century.))
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
There's a reason I put "conservatives" in quotes. Fully literate readers understand.
22 posted on 03/16/2012 2:15:08 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

I’m far more literate than you, son.

The quotes do not change the context.


23 posted on 03/16/2012 5:27:18 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival. (Ron Paul is the Lyndon Larouche of the 21st century.))
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To: dynachrome

So much for 90-day mail order.


24 posted on 03/16/2012 5:28:56 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: elteemike

“security contractor”

Retinal scanning and fingerprinting devices are routinely used in certain environments right now.

Got Verichip?


25 posted on 03/16/2012 5:32:20 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
I’m far more literate than you, son.

The following proves you're wrong.

The quotes do not change the context.

The quotes indicate that They are not real conservatives.

26 posted on 03/16/2012 9:15:38 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: dynachrome

The Drug warriors and liberals are the biggest threat to our freedoms today.


27 posted on 03/17/2012 6:17:01 PM PDT by microgood
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

You were attacking true conservatives.

Like all liberals, you try to redefine the terms to subvert.

Just like we see so many American flags on the cars of people who have bumper stickers supporting blatant communists.

You would have us believe true “conservatives” support the total degradation of society. You are wrong, and the quotation marks do not change the context.


28 posted on 03/18/2012 5:57:44 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival. (Ron Paul is the Lyndon Larouche of the 21st century.))
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
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.

Like all liberals, you try to redefine the terms to subvert.

Here's how FR founder Jim Robinson defines conservatism; the elements I've boldfaced clearly go against the War On Drugs. (And no, you may not assume that I'm saying the unboldfaced elements support the War On Drugs.)

"As a conservative site, Free Republic is pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-Constitution, pro-Bill of Rights, pro-gun, pro-limited government, pro-private property rights, pro-limited taxes, pro-capitalism, pro-national defense, pro-freedom, and-pro America." - Jim Robinson, http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1103363/posts

29 posted on 03/19/2012 9:58:42 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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