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Jan 03, 2007, 17:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Meridith Levinson)

"John Halamka has a penchant for experiments with new technologies. In 2004, the now 44-year-old CIO of the Harvard Medical School and CareGroup, which runs the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who is also a practicing emergency room physician, was one of the first people to have an RFID chip containing a link to his medical records implanted in his body (it's near his right triceps.) Next April, he and Harvard geneticist George Church will become the first humans to have their DNA sequenced and their full genetic makeup posted on the Web.

"But as a health-care administrator, he's not solely interested in testing the cutting-edge, Orwellian technologies that make headlines..."

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