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The “biosecuritization” of healthcare delivery: Examples of post-9/11 technological imperatives

This paper looks at the "biosecuritization" of healthcare delivery by researching the use of technologies in cases such as triage systems, staff and patient tracking, and implantable microchips. It argues that while the introduction of new, advanced technologies into the healthcare system was initially aimed to strengthen emergency preparedness, the technologies are, in practice, being used as management tools.

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