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Industry Solutions: Healthcare ID Cards

By |October 25th, 2010|

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities see a wide range of people walk through their doors including doctors, nurses, visitors and patients. Implementing an ID card program can enhance security by properly identifying staff and visitors while increasing the overall efficiency of operations.
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital implementing smart card program for improved patient care

By |July 29th, 2010|

Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida is implementing a new smart card program for its over 800 bed regional medical center. The program is aimed at streamlining patient check-in processes and improving the overall continuity in patient care.

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Senior ID program offers assistance to the elderly and medical responders

By |June 25th, 2010|

New York's Suffolk County Sherriff's Department has launched a new Senior ID program as a way to assist elderly residents and medical responders should an emergency situation arise. Each senior ID card includes a photo of the cardholder, along with his or her name, address, blood type and medical history, plus the name and phone number of their physician and emergency contact. ID programs like this are a great help to emergency responders, especially in situations when the individual requiring assistance is unable to communicate.
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VA Hospital ID cards go high tech

By |February 25th, 2010|

VA Hospitals across the country are rolling out a new high tech ID badge program that aims to reduce identity fraud while protecting personal information. The VA Hospital in Big Springs, Texas is the latest to hop on board. Each card features an encrypted chip that holds important info such as fingerprints and government employee verification. The cards also certify that the employee has received a full background investigation.
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Health care smart card program implemented by Brooklyn medical center

By |December 15th, 2009|

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York is readying a new health care smart card program set to launch in early 2010. The project involves issuing over 110,000 smart cards to patients of the center. Each smart card will carry the patient's demographic information plus important medical information such as medical conditions, medications and allergies.
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Washington state implements new Medicaid ID program

By |September 11th, 2009|

Washington State is moving towards a new ID card system to verify eligibility for Medicaid. The Department of Social and Health Services announced that they are switching to as system of plastic ID cards for Medicaid clients similar to those used by private health insurance companies. The free cards will be mailed to Medicaid clients starting in November. Along with the new cards come a computer payer system called ProviderOne will be launched, which will reimburse doctors, clinics, hospitals, and nursing homes for medical assistance services.

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Visitor badges part of new security system for California hospitals

By |July 22nd, 2009|

In response to increasing security risks, hospitals are implementing programs that make it easier to identify who is walking through their doors. With more than 4,000 visitors everyday, hospitals in the Cottage Health system in California are taking extra security precautions and employing a visitor identification badge system.

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Children’s Hospital combines entertainment and medical records with the swipe of a smart card

By |July 15th, 2009|

The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield, England is rolling out a new system that combines entertainment and medical records in one unit. Bedside terminals previously used to provide entertainment and interactive services for patients are being outfitted with access to electronic patient records using a smart card access system. Medical records and data are also available from nursing stations and offices throughout the hospital using authorized smart cards.

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Health care smart cards on the rise

By |November 6th, 2008|

More and more hospitals and medical centers are turning to smart card credentials as a way to solve some of the health care industry’s bigger problems. By providing patients with smart cards, it’s much easier to properly match medical records, including previous conditions and medications, to the patient. In many cases, quick access to this information can make the difference between life and death.

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Medical alert cards issued in New Jersey’s Monmouth County

By |September 5th, 2008|

There’s a new medical ID card program up and running in New Jersey with a very important mission – to save lives. A project of Monmouth County, the medical alert program is especially helpful for individuals with medical conditions such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome that make it hard for them to communicate. The ID cards will contain the necessary information for the right medical help to be called upon in the event of an emergency.

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