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Mobile PIV Usage, NSTIC, Healthcare Security Focus of Smart Card Alliance 11th Annual Government Conference

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., SEPTEMBER 27, 2012–The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference will return to the Washington Convention Center this November with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. The 11th Annual Conference, known as the leading event for ID security, will feature more than 75 industry leaders speaking on Personal…
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Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council Releases New Educational Resources for National IT Health Week

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., SEPTEMBER 10, 2012–To help spread awareness of healthcare IT issues during National Health IT Week, the Smart Card Alliance has released two educational resources, a smart card technology for healthcare FAQ and a biometrics brief. The Seventh Annual National Health IT Week is being held this week through September 14th. The Smart…
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Equifax to Provide Gemalto Security Solution to U.S. Healthcare Providers

First implementation with HEALTHeLINK, the clinical information exchange for Buffalo, NY and surrounding region Austin, TX – Sept 5, 2012 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced it will provide multi-factor authentication one-time password (OTP) tokens to Equifax, a leader in identity management. The security devices, based on Open Authentication (OATH), are…
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Gemalto Launches Protiva MedSecure: A Complete Strong Authentication Solution for the Healthcare Industry

The solution will be showcased at HITRUST 2012 HITRUST 2012, Dallas-Fort Worth – May 7, 2012 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of Protiva MedSecure, a new solution package that addresses one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare providers today: a secure digital identity. Gemalto’s Protiva MedSecure provides a…
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LifeMed ID Partners with Resolute Health to Launch the Use of a Health Security Smart Card

Providing patients secure portable medical data in their wallet, paperless registration and vital medical data accessible by first responders in emergencies CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– LifeMed ID , a “Health Security Smart Card” software company providing patient identity management solutions and medical record connectivity across entire provider systems and disparate groups, has deployed its SecureReg™…
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Gemalto to issue an additional 15 million eHealth cards in 2012 for AOK insurees

Germany’s largest health insurance fund to receive new batch of second-generation microprocessor cards Amsterdam, March 20, 2012–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will issue an additional 15 million second-generation eHealth cards (“eGK”, elektronische Gesundheitskarte) to AOK in 2012. AOK (“Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse”), the Health Insurance Fund, looks after around 25 million people,…
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Smart Card Alliance Wraps Up 2011 with Release of the First ‘E-Yearbook’

Comprehensive review of important events in 2011, including EMV, mobile payment, identity management and access security Princeton Junction, N.J., December 16, 2011–From the acceleration of EMV and mobile payments to the advancement of open transit payments and cyber security initiatives like the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), 2011 has been a landmark…
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Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council Provides Smart Card Supplement to the WEDI Health Identification Card Implementation Guide

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 28, 2011–The Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council today released a new white paper providing smart card guidance for the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Health Identification Card Implementation Guide. The white paper provides WEDI-compliant smart card designs and includes a discussion of the features and benefits of smart ID cards…
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Smart Card Alliance Supports Bi-partisan Smart Medicare Common Access Card Act of 2011

Princeton Junction, NJ, Sept. 27, 2011–To combat a reported $60 billion lost to waste, fraud and abuse within the Medicare system, a bi-partisan group of U.S. senators and representatives led by Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Ron Widen (D-OR) have introduced legislation to use existing “smart card” technology to protect seniors. The Smart Card Alliance…