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QuadraMed, LifeMed ID Form Patient Identity Joint Venture

Reston, Va., February 2, 2015 – QuadraMed Corporation today announced the company has entered into a joint venture called “Better Together” with LifeMed ID, Inc. The new partnership combines QuadraMed’s top ranked Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) solution with LifeMed ID’s leading deterministic patient identity authentication technology providing a comprehensive solution that essentially eliminates many…
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Smart Card Alliance Highlights 2014 Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Council Accomplishments, Announces New Council Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 26, 2015 –2014 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Councils, all of which made great strides in raising awareness of the ways smart card technology can improve privacy and security in government, enterprise and health markets. The councils also elected…
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Smart Card Alliance Supports WEDI Research Paper on Securing Patient Identities with Smart Cards

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 17, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council strongly supports the collective effort by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) to identify and address the challenges of medical fraud and identity theft outlined in its recently published research paper, “Secure Patient Identification: Feasibility of a Security…
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Smart Card Alliance Recognizes Outstanding Individuals, Leaders and Organizations at Annual Member Meeting

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 16, 2014 – Last week at the Smart Card Alliance 2014 Member Meeting in Orlando, Fla., Alliance members from every market across the Americas learned about the latest developments impacting the smart card industry including: the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments technology; mobile payments; data breaches and security; strong authentication;…
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Smart Card Alliance Government Conference Hits Record Government Attendance as Leaders Share Latest Advancements in Identity Management and Cybersecurity

Princeton Junction, N.J., November 3, 2014 – Industry leaders shared visions and advancements in identity management and cybersecurity for government, healthcare, enterprise and citizens with a record number of government attendees last week at the 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C. “The government has laid a strong identity credentialing and management…
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The 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference to Cover Security Advances in Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare and More

The leading identity security showcase to be held October 28-29 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Princeton Junction, N.J., September 12, 2014 – The 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading identity security showcase, returns to Washington, D.C. this October. More than 70 speakers will address efforts toward strong authentication…
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Patients Registered in Seconds, No Duplicates, Improved Safety and Reduced Fraud

Citrus Heights, CA, July 14, 2014–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LifeMed ID announces the implementation of the patient identity solution at Mid Coast Health Services in Brunswick, Maine. LifeMed ID brings innovation by automating patient access operations and streamlining the registration process. Additional benefits includes eliminating the creation of duplicate records and significantly reducing the occurrence of fraud throughout…
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Mid Coast Health Innovates Patient Workflow Process and Eliminates Duplicate Records with LifeMed ID Patient Identity

Citrus Heights, CA, July 11, 2014–LifeMed ID announces the implementation of the patient identity solution at Mid Coast Health Services in Brunswick, Maine. LifeMed ID brings innovation by automating patient access operations and streamlining the registration process. Additional benefits includes eliminating the creation of duplicate records and significantly reducing the occurrence of fraud throughout the…
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Smart Card Alliance to Present Best Practices for Overcoming Patient Identity Challenges at NAHAM Annual and Virtual Conference

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 30, 2014–Today, healthcare providers are faced with an identity dilemma: how can they accurately identify and authenticate patients, and then match them to procedures and care? Those interested in learning the best practices for overcoming patient identity challenges should attend a special Smart Card Alliance Learning Lab in-person or via webcast…
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HIMSS Pre-conference Symposium on Identity Management, Privacy and Security Features Hospital Practitioners, Healthcare Association Leaders

Princeton Junction, N.J., February 18, 2014–HIMSS14 attendees interested in learning best practices for healthcare identity management, privacy and security should attend the full-day educational symposium, ”Privacy and Security: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Identity,” featuring leading hospital practitioners and healthcare association speakers. The symposium, hosted by the Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council,…