The health world is flirting with disaster, say the experts who monitor crime in cyberspace. A hack that exposes the medical and financial records of tens of thousands of patients is coming, they say — it’s only a matter of […]

Last year, nearly two million Americans became a victim of medical identity theft, 32 percent more than the year before. Today, medical identity theft accounts for 43 percent of all identity theft in the United States, and cases are rising faster […]

Industry experts say that medical identity theft is the fastest-growing form of identity theft in America today – and there’s no shortage of research to prove they’re right. The Ponemon Institute 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft sponsored by the […]

Financial identity theft may dominate the headlines, yet there’s a bigger threat that goes beyond what’s in your wallet or bank account. It’s medical identity theft, up about 20 percent last year. Personal data containing everything needed to commit financial […]

As Experian continues to serve a high volume of healthcare clients, it supports industry dialogue on topic of identity theft and fraud Costa Mesa, Calif., June 9, 2014 Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and […]

Meredith Phillips, chief information privacy and security officer for Henry Ford Health System, has been appointed to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Board of Directors. Phillips, a Westland resident, will serve as vice president for three years. Henry Ford is […]

Kathy Ebbert Joins Esteemed Group of Industry Leaders to Help Steer MIFA’s Strategic Vision MIFA has taken on an incredibly important mission – to strengthen the healthcare ecosystem by working to reduce the frequency and impact of medical identify fraud. […]

Medical identity theft is something that can affect your clients, their medical coverage and their lives The words “identity theft” conjure up a pretty frightening picture. However, medical identity theft can not only threaten your clients’ financial well-being, but their […]

About the last thing companies dealing with the complexities of implementing Obamacare need right now is to have the security of their employees’ medical information compromised. However, statistics show that is exactly what is happening. “Medical identity theft is a […]

Norse Brings Security Expertise to Organization Dedicated to Protecting Individuals and Organizations from Medical Identity Fraud. SAN MATEO, Calif., May 15, 2014 Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, today announced that it is a founding member […]