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Hospitals jump on the biometrics bandwagon with patient hand scans

St. Petersburg Times, October 13, 2008

BayCare, Tampa Bay, FL's largest hospital group, has biometric information that can be used to identify patients every time they step into a BayCare facility. Those include the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease, St. Joseph's, St. Anthony’s, and the Bardmoor Outpatient & Surgery Center in Largo. BayCare is among the first healthcare providers stepping into biometrics—technology that is spreading everywhere, from airport security to Walt Disney World.