You're here :Home Posts by Ann Patterson Page 39
PRESS RELEASE: Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Ramps Up Operations; Installs New Board, Hires Staff and Launches Initiatives
Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Ramps Up Operations MIFA Installs New Board, Hires Staff and Launches Initiatives Washington, DC, May 6, 2014 – The Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) announced it is moving from development to operational status, which includes installing […]
Turns out, it’s not just your personal financial information scammers and thieves are after–they’re also looking for ways to get their hands on your private medical records. There are “new and expanded threats to the security and privacy of patient […]
Why You Should Worry About Medical Identity Theft
MIFA Founding Member IDentity Theft 911 provides insight into medical identity theft and fraud. If recent disclosures regarding the massive wave of breaches suffered by retailing icons Target, Neiman-Marcus and Sally Beauty haven’t scared you enough, try to wrap your […]
With a growing number of medical devices connected online, our health data is more vulnerable and valuable than ever. And that means people are trying to steal it. Identity theft is painful. And massive, recent breaches–like when hackers stole millions […]
2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft
Medical identity theft has become a national healthcare issue with life-threatening consequences; and is currently the fastest-growing type of identity fraud. The 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft sponsored by the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) and conducted by the […]
PRESS RELEASE: 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft
New Research Reveals Medical Identity Theft is Up, Affects 1.84 Million U.S. Victims Ponemon report concludes consumers unaware of life-threatening dangers; Medical Identity Fraud Alliance launched to mobilize healthcare industry and empower consumers TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and WASHINGTON, D.C. — September […]
The Growing Threat of Medical Identity Theft: A Call to Action
Today, very few professionals or consumers are aware of medical identity theft and its' potential for harm. Policy decision-makers, organizations that hold Protected Health Information (PHI), law enforcement, regulatory agencies and consumer facing groups now have an opportunity and obligation to bring this serious societal problem to the forefront and work together to protect the public.
Learn How to Manage Medical ID Fraud
Industry Wisdom on Medical ID Fraud
Healthcare Industry Wisdom on Medical Identity Fraud offers food-for-thought on how healthcare organizations can implement and improve their anti-fraud programs. The paper spans across a variety of topics including fraud management, health IT issues and patient authentication.
Get the Healthcare Industry Investments paper
Investments to Fight Medical ID Fraud
Healthcare Industry Investments to Fight Medical Identity Fraud looks at the types of investments and priorities the industry is making to detect, prevent and mitigate medical ID theft and fraud.
Download the Survey
Survey on Medical ID Theft
The Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft measures the prevalence, extent, and impact of medical identity theft in the United States to consumers and the healthcare industry.
Combating medical identity theft and fraud requires a focused public and private sector collaboration that unites thought leaders on this important topic.Rick Kam, President, ID Experts
Participation is open to all healthcare ecosystem stakeholders, including: health plans and healthcare providers; associations/consumer organizations; law enforcement and government agencies; academia and private research; and industry and technology service providers. Visit our Membership page or Contact Us.