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ASTM International - ASTM E2553-07

Standard Guide for Implementation of a Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identification System

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 15 August 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Medical sciences and health care facilities in general): 11.020
ICS Code (IT applications in health care technology): 35.240.80
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1.1 This document describes the implementation principles needed to create a Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identification (VUHID) system. The purpose of this system is to enable unambiguous identification of individuals in order to facilitate the delivery of healthcare.

1.2 The VUHID system should be dedicated exclusively to the needs and functions of healthcare.

1.3 The VUHID system is designed to represent no, or at least minimal, increased risk to healthcare privacy and security.

1.4 The system should be as cost-effective as possible.

1.5 The system must be created and maintained in a way to provide sustained benefit to healthcare.

1.6 The system should be designed and implemented in a manner that ensures that it can operate indefinitely.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

March 1, 2013
Standard Guide for Implementation of a Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identification System
5.1 This standard describes a proposal to provide unambiguous personal identification for any patient who requests it. In today’s world of specialized healthcare and mobile patients it is typical for...
ASTM E2553-07
August 15, 2007
Standard Guide for Implementation of a Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identification System
1.1 This document describes the implementation principles needed to create a Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identification (VUHID) system. The purpose of this system is to enable unambiguous...
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