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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Biopoint Patient Identification Wristband System
Biopoint Patient Identification Wristband System Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: The Biopoint Patient Identification Wristband System is a patient identification system. This technology allows users to create and print medical wristbands for the purpose of patient identification, security, and patient care. This technology utilizes color photographs, barcodes, color standardization, and warning indicators to help ensure the proper alignment of patients with treatment. This technology allows users the option to combine color patient photos, clinical warnings, and barcodes onto a single wristband. This technology can also integrate with various Health Information Systems ranging from Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) to MediTech.

This technology utilizes Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database to store data. The database can be installed on a Windows Server instance or an instance of Windows Server running on a virtual machine.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.8
Decision Date: 08/31/2022 at 16:26:00 UTC
Aliases: bioPoint PI
Introduced By: SCCM
Vendor Name: Advarra
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/31/2022 at 16:26:00 UTC).