Verizon Adds Mobile Security To Healthcare Cloud

Nicole Lewis reports:

Verizon has added healthcare identity standards for accessing electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchanges, as well as credentials for electronic prescribing and mobile connectivity, to its Verizon Universal Identity Services (UIS)-Healthcare cloud-based service.

UIS-Healthcare provides an identity ecosystem for healthcare professionals seeking to securely access and exchange data over robust networks. Verizon said its new security features are part of the company’s strategy to help healthcare delivery organizations mitigate identity theft by enabling secure access to digitized health information. Officials also said customers will pay anywhere from $15 to $25 per user per year for the service, depending on what features they want.

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