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VeriChip Markets Its Implantable RFID Tags and Services Direct to Consumers

The company has launched a three-month advertising campaign for its newly rebranded Health Link system, and hopes to convince 1,000 South Floridians to get injected with rice-grain-sized transponders linked to health records.
By Claire Swedberg
In 2007, Alzheimer's Community Care (ACC)—a West Palm Beach, Fla., provider of support to Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers—began implanting RFID chips in about 200 volunteers who are clients of the organization (see Alzheimer's Care Center to Carry Out VeriChip Pilot). That pilot is still ongoing, according to Silverman.

Because only 600 people currently have the chips, Silverman says, hospital personnel interrogating patients' arms are unlikely to detect any embedded tags. As such, making the scanning process an automatic part of the check-in procedure for incapacitated patients is a challenge. Silverman indicates he expects that problem to be alleviated as more consumers opt to have the implants done. "That's been part of the frustration we have today," Silverman says. "We need examples of the system saving lives." To date, he explains, there haven't been enough chips in use for that to happen.


Scott Silverman
The direct-to-consumer campaign began Monday with a Web site, HealthLinkinfo.com, and television ads in southern Florida's tri-county area displaying the 800 number and promoting the health advantages of having an RFID chip implanted in one's arm. "We intend to appeal through advertising to high-risk patients and their loved ones," Silverman states. The 30- and 60-second ads will air for three months, and the company also intends to run newspaper ads in the Florida Sun Sentinel and Palm Beach Post.

Silverman hopes to enroll at least 1,000 new participants in the Health Link system. If he reaches that number, he says, he will consider the campaign a success. After three months, if the campaign is successful, VeriChip plans to expand the Health Link system to other regions of the country, most likely beginning in northern New Jersey, where a relatively large percentage of hospitals participate in the VeriMed system.

"Assuming we reach our goal of 1,000, we are prepared to expand," Silverman says, noting that HearUSA has locations throughout the country. "There are lots of companies we could work with." He adds, "If, three months from now, nobody gets the chip, we will have to look at our business model."

USER COMMENTS

Reader 2008-06-02 10:46:57 PM
A great cool Mark for the Forehead or Right hand Wow this would be a great way to use money instead of using cash. Now our every move can be tracked with GPS and eventually we will not be able to buy or sell without it. We can all be numbered and kept track of in a super computer database. Just like in Revelations! I'm really excited about this! Where do I sign up?
Reader 2009-05-22 03:11:44 AM
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Reader 2009-05-22 03:12:40 AM
Verichip for criminal destroys me Verichip for criminal destroys me When the verichip is implanted , they use the skill of making him sleep and get unconscious. After he loses his consciousness, they implant. so he never knows he is verichipped. The stalker use this skill from 2006, I have slept for 20 hours everyday since then. I do not know what have happened while I sleep, so I am always afraid of sleeping. I have 3 web cams installed to watch what have happened while I sleep. Now I only sleep 10 ~ 4 hours, but the stalker made me doze all day, , and I feel my body pressed, cannot control, can not do anything. I used to sleep 4 hours, woke up without alarm, but now I have the alarm ring every 10 minutes but never listen even once. I have never dreamed since 2006 because I lose my cociousness while I sleep . I never dream, never listen to the alarm ring every 10 minutes, which ruins my body. Whenever I sleep, I fall into a fit of convulsions. Carm 1. http://aassdd.viewnetcam.com:5000/CgiStart?page=Single&Language=14 Carm 2. http://aassdd.viewnetcam.com:7889/login.html ID= password= eeeeeeee or ID= password= dddddddd ID= password= cccccccc ID= password= bbbbbbbb ID= password= aaaaaaaa Carm 3. http://afreeca.com/asdsfs Watch me while I sleep, you will see the alarm flash every 10 minutes, but I never listen or react to the alarm. Verichip for criminal Verichip is implanted to criminals or spies, enemies. Verichip was first invented for military use. It got a patent in 70's. Verichip for criminals is different from that for popular use sold for $150. Verichip for criminals is implanted after the people are made to sleep and get unconscious. So those implaned do not know that they are verichipped. How the police implant the verichip 1. Verichip is implanted when you move to a new house. you can not easily notice when you are implanted when move, you notice the difference but regard it as the work you hadle the heavy stuff when move. 2. Verichip is implanted after the person is made to sleep and get unconscious. so the implanted person do not know that he is implanted. 3. Verichip is implanted at a cartilage bone 3cm off the anklebone as you see the picture. Verichip for criminals is implanted inside bone to avoid to be disclosed to x-ray or mri. It hurts a lot when implanted into bone but it does not hurt when it is done into cartilage bone. 4. Verichip is implanted to criminals or spies, enemies who need to be watched. Verichip 's shocking functions 1. It is fitted with a concealed microphone, which means they hear whatever you hear. 2. They steal a glance, which means they see what you see. 3. It is also a personal locating device. I have never been a criminal, but have been being stalked for 13 years by a corrupted Korean policeman P. who tries to take my life after my money . For more about it, http://blog.naver.com/qewwer/80061575421 Help!! please spread this. Contact me if you know any specialist on Verichip for criminal.
Yehudah tziyon keish milchamot 2016-07-27 10:58:20 PM
Where do I buy a device which can locate the veri-chip in a person?

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