Privasent Blog Selections 2017-07-29T02:33:43+00:00

25 Seconds Can Save Hospitals $30 Million with Patient ID Systems

By | Tuesday, September 5, 2017|Absolute Identity|

Did you know that the average hospital system has a 10% duplicate error rate and it costs about $100 to correct each error? If your healthcare facility has 500,000 registrations each year, that’s 50,000 errors and [...]

Checking in Without a Word: Why Patients Love Biometric Verification

By | Saturday, July 1, 2017|Uncategorized|

Everyone has experienced going to the doctor’s office and having to fill out the same seemingly endless forms, having to provide your driver's license, your insurance card and other forms of photo ID. Imagine what [...]

These Are 4 Common Patient Identity Errors to Watch Out For

By | Tuesday, May 2, 2017|Absolute Identity|

Last year, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) found that, on average, 10 percent of a health organization’s patient records are duplicates. Why is this statistic so disturbing? It means your organization is setting itself up [...]

Meeting Health IT Standards for Patient Misidentification

By | Tuesday, April 4, 2017|Absolute Identity|

Government agencies establish industry-wide standards for best practices in healthcare. With the ubiquitous use of EHR systems and other digitally-accessible record software, it’s important to align staff members and make preserving patient data integrity a [...]

How Providers Can Help Eliminate Medical Identity Fraud

By | Wednesday, March 15, 2017|Absolute Identity|

Per the Ponemon Institute, medical identity fraud occurs when someone uses an individual’s name and personal identity to fraudulently receive medical service, prescription drugs, and goods. It also includes attempts to commit fraudulent billing. Based [...]

Malta Systems Receives Patent for Key Privasent Healthcare Technology

By | Thursday, February 2, 2017|Uncategorized|

Malta Systems, a healthcare technology company focused on unique, absolute, and interoperable healthcare identity, announced the approval of their patent titled, "Anonymous authentication using backup biometric information," US patent number 9,213,818. Malta Systems’ CEO, Don [...]