27. VeriChip Corporation, a provider of RFID systems for healthcare and
patient-related needs, announced today the American Medical Association's
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs has adopted a policy stating that
implantable radio frequency identification (RFID) devices may help to
identify patients, thereby improving the safety and efficiency of patient
care, and may be used to enable secure access to patient clinical
information. VeriChip has the only FDA-cleared RFID implantable microchip
for patient identification and health information purposes.