Sharp Healthcare is implementing palm recognition software to verify patient identity as they check in for appointments or are admitted to the hospital.

The technology will better ensure proper identification of patients, matching them to their own personal medical records and protecting against identity theft, says Dan Gross, executive vice president for hospital operations at the San Diego-based delivery system.

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