The pattern of your vein just might change your next trip to the hospital or even save your life in an emergency situation.  Palm vein scanners are being used to get the right care to the right patient with a new system called PatientSecure. The new registration process with Lake Charles Memorial Health System centers on biometric identification.  “You place your right hand on the scanner and scoot it all the way up,” explained Patient Access manager, Kimberlee Roberts. I was curious to see how it worked, so Roberts led me through the quick process.  It starts with stating your birthday, then placing your hand on the palm scan device, followed by a picture.  “Next time you come in, we’ll just simply ask for your date of birth and scan your hand and we’ll be able to find you,” said Roberts. More

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana