Title: Personal identity verification for regional emergency workers

Authors: Alexander McLeod Jr., Eric Epley, Rasa Silenas

Addresses: Accounting & Information Systems Department, College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA. ' Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council for Trauma, 7500 Highway 90 West # 200, San Antonio, Texas 78227, USA. ' Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Office of Homeland Security, College Station, Texas 77840, USA

Abstract: South Central Texas emergency planners have organised a regional Personal Identity Verification (PIV) project for hospital and emergency workers. This paper describes the development and administrative challenges in designing and implementing an electronic PIV system across multiple organisations in a 22-county region.

Keywords: personal identity verification; electronic PIV; emergency worker identification; regional ID system; regional identity verification; e-healthcare; electronic healthcare; emergency workers; hospital employees.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEH.2008.019790

International Journal of Electronic Healthcare, 2008 Vol.4 No.2, pp.153 - 165

Available online: 31 Jul 2008 *

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