ACUANT BLOG

Patients Worry about Medical Identity Theft

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that healthcare data breaches are on the rise, which has left consumers worried about medical identity fraud. From 2010 to 2013, nearly 1,000 large healthcare data breaches have...

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Guests Prefer Hotels With More Technology

In response to what consumers want, hotels are increasing the amount of technology they use throughout their buildings and resorts. Most hotels offer free Wi-Fi, which is the number one amenity that guests want when they book a hotel room....

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Acuant Survey: Companies Look to the Cloud for Better Information Capture, Verification and Collaboration

55% of respondents now rely on card scanning for information capture vs.19% ‘paper based’ and 17% ‘customer entered’ Identity verification lags even as 84% consider it ‘critical’ or ‘very important’ in the card scanning process Los Angeles, CA, June 16,...

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Medical Identity Theft Increases

People are warned to watch out for medical identity fraud after the recent data breaches at Anthem Insurance and Premera Blue Cross. Medical identity theft has increased by 21.7% in 2014, according to the 2014 Fifth Annual Study on Medical...

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Better Way Of Doing Business

With various industries benefiting from a new world of possibility driven by the implementation of new technology, it is no wonder why many of our partners have purchased and or implemented different solutions we’ve developed to make their workflow more...

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Credit Card Fraud Continues to Intensify

There were several high profile cases of identity theft just last month. In the beginning of April, federal agents busted a ring of 42 identity thieves in Miami. The thieves had collected $3.2 million in tax refunds and $656,000 in...

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Patient Credential Management

It’s unavoidable. Healthcare is news. Whether it’s rising costs, data security breaches or patient care, healthcare is indeed news. But regardless of the headlines, quality remains the predominant theme throughout the healthcare industry. As a result, healthcare providers are constantly...

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Even security, deserves a little security…

Gone are the days of outdated tactics when security professionals could authenticate otherwise fraudulent identification cards at a glance. True security professionals are learning that efficiency and accuracy is instrumental, that negligence in adopting reliable identity measures means not only...

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Patient First

“It’s gratifying to see that hospitals and healthcare systems are placing such importance on patient satisfaction. After all, it’s really all about the patient experience and providing the safest care and best service and high quality healthcare.” Blackford Middleton In...

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