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Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council Expands Educational Initiatives with New FAQ Series, Full-Day Symposium at HIMSS14

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 17, 2013–The Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council is expanding its educational efforts on secure identity practices in healthcare and human services with a new FAQ series and a full-day symposium at the HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition. The Health and Human Services Council promotes the adoption of smart…
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Secure Identity and Cloud Security Leaders Headline Agenda for Smart Card Alliance 12th Annual Government Conference

Leading event for ID security will be held October 15-16 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Princeton Junction, N.J., October 3, 2013–The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, known as the leading event for ID security, is returning to Washington, D.C. with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward implementing strong authentication technology in government identity…
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Gemalto delivers secure eHealthcare solution to hospital in US

Amsterdam, Sept 17, 2013–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is working with LifeMed ID to provide a robust eHealthcare solution that securely authenticates patient’s identities at Maine’s Mid Coast Hospital. The solution digitally stores and verifies identification credentials enabling secure access to the patients’ unique Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Gemalto’s advanced…
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Newly-Expanded Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council Announces Endorsement of Medicare Common Access Card Act of 2013 for National Health IT Week

Princeton Junction, N.J., September 16, 2013–Coinciding with this week’s National Health IT Week, the Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council has announced its endorsement of the Medicare Common Access Card Act of 2013 (H.R. 3024). The bi-partisan legislation, sponsored by Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI),…
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Smart Card Alliance Invites Presentation Proposals on ‘Smart Strategies for Secure Identity’ for 12th Annual Government Conference

June 21st deadline for submissions Princeton Junction, N.J., June 13, 2013–The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, known as the leading event for ID security, will return to Washington, D.C. this October with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. To round out the agenda, the Smart Card Alliance is now…
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Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council Submits Comments for ‘REBOOT: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT,’ Points to Smart Card Technology as Best Option for Securing Access to EHRs

Princeton Junction, N.J., June 3, 2013–Using smart cards for identity and authentication can provide the foundation for secure and privacy-sensitive use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), the Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council says in its comments submitted for “REBOOT: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT.” “REBOOT: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully…
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Gemalto integrates Qualcomm technology to enable rapid and cost effective design and deployment of M2M solutions

CTIA Wireless, May 22, 2013–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will add a new module based on the Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. QSC 6270-Turbo chipset to its Cinterion® portfolio of cellular modules and devices. With support for Java™(1) and for the SensorLogic cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) platform, the new device…
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LifeMed ID Launches SecureReg ™ Patient Identity Product at HIMSS13

Citrus Heights, Calif.–LifeMed ID a leader in health information technology announces the launch of SecureReg ™ product at HIMSS 2013 in New Orleans. SecureReg ™ delivers patient identity, patient workflow, health IT interoperability, and continuity of care for healthcare providers. LifeMed ID’s platform is on the forefront in preventing duplicate medical records and overlays, connecting…
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Wristwatch Positioning Device Uses Gemalto’s Cinterion M2M Technology to Help Safeguard People with Autism and Alzheimer’s Disease

Amsterdam, Feb 12, 2013–Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its Cinterion® M2M technology is powering the innovative TRiLOC™ GPS Personal Locator Device (PLD) used to locate people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The easy-to-wear wristwatch solution uses an ultra-slim Cinterion module to provide 24/7…
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Athena Smartcard Completes the Supply of 15 Million eHealth Smart Card Modules in Italy and is Expected to Supply 7 Million Additional Units in 2013

TOKYO, November 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/–Athena is the largest supplier of CRS health insurance and digital signature smart card modules for the Italian Regional Health Card system Athena Smartcard, the fastest growing independent smart card operating systems supplier for ID and Digital Security, payment and mobile security, announced that it reached a milestone, as it completed…