[EpiData-list] epidata as relational database for disaster electronic medical record

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Tue Nov 1 15:32:57 CDT 2011


It probably wouldn't work for children. In Canada, we have universal health care numbers in all provinces, but there are significant limitations (by law) on what can be done with them. In many provinces, public health services cannot be linked to that number!
Jamie

On 2011-11-01, at 3:49 PM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:

> Dear Chris:
> 
> Just a brief question here:  "No universal identifying number in the US"?  Doesn't everybody have a social security number given at birth or for people coming after birth to the US, when they pick up work?
> 
> Hans
> 
> On 20:59, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>> Hans and Louk, thank you for your interest, and Louk for your generous offer. I may be in touch with you by email directly. Yes, this would be something in preparation for the next flood/other disaster.
>> 
>> ......
>> Louk, there is no universal identifying number in the US.
>> 
>> --Chris
> 
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