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Opinion: Are doctors like commodities to be monitored with RFID tags?

Politicians and bureaucrats are taking on doctors for cheap popularity in public, breaking news in TV and headlines in newspapers that in Andhra Pradesh they are planning to attach RFID Tags to body of doctors, as RFID tags are put on different commodities in big malls so that nobody can steal them; on hens, chickens, goats, cows, and buffaloes in animal husbandry; and on lions, tigers, deer in forest area so that their movement can be assessed throughout 24 hours.

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Andhra Pradesh government to track doctors’ movement through RFID

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): The state health department is considering a proposal to implement the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system to track the movements of government doctors and medical staff.

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FDA clears first blood tracking device that uses Radio Frequency Identification technology

Washington: iTrace for Blood Centres, (Version 1.0.924.0), the first application to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in blood establishments to assist in enhancing blood safety by preventing the release of unsuitable blood components, has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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