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Healthcare costs have increased greatly over the last few years. The result is a tremendous burden for businesses and private individuals. Experts say there is no end in sight to this increase. This situation has forced the federal government, state governments, and private industry, to investigate methods to slow down and reduce this constant increase in healthcare costs. Microchip technologies have been presented as a means to ensure better patient care while a/so reducing costs and errors resulting from the current system of healthcare. This paper presents an overview of microchip technology programs, issues with implementation, and future considerations for evolving programs.


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