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Identification Systems Group Pledges Support for Standardized Patient Health Identification Cards
Date:8/18/2009

Identification Systems Group (ISG), a nationwide network of identification and card issuance sales and service experts, announced today it has officially pledged support for Project SwipeIT, a healthcare initiative through the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 18, 2009 -- Identification Systems Group (ISG), a nationwide network of identification and card issuance sales and service experts, announced today it has officially pledged support for Project SwipeIT, a healthcare initiative through the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Project SwipeIT seeks to encourage widespread use of standardized, machine readable patient identification (ID) cards that are compliant with the guidelines issued by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI). The intent of the WEDI Health ID Card initiative is to enable automated and interoperable identification for healthcare and benefit purposes using standardized ID cards. The card serves as the key to obtain information and initiative transactions. Project SwipeIT's goal is increased industry commitment to deployment by 2010.

"For the healthcare industry, the benefits of Project SwipeIT are enormous," said Roger Sigler, Executive Director of the ISG. "Projected savings in time and reduction of duplicate medical records provide a large ROI for all provider organizations. The ISG association provides affordable and easy to implement systems for issuing WEDI compliant cards, and reading these cards, as well as driver's licenses and other government ID cards. The projected ROI for providers is very compelling."

The ISG network offers decades of experience in providing card issuing and reading solutions to the healthcare industry. Providers and health insurers can now easily issue branded patient ID cards that meet the WEDI specification. Not only does the branded card offer marketing benefits for the provider, but also faster registration, less errors and expense, and reduced duplicate records. The unique ISG Rapid Registration system features the ISG SmartReg reader, which reads any WEDI compliant card, driver's license or government issued ID. "The ISG Rapid Registration card system is application independent and interoperable with any practice management software package to automatically fill in Search, Enrollment and Eligibility Verification screens," stated Mr. Sigler.

Today, there is a strong focus on industry adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR). The standardized patient ID card and ISG card reader are a vital core need for EHRs, allowing for accurate data that cannot be duplicated. ISG members have pledged support for this important healthcare program to streamline processes, eliminate costs, and reduce human error with electronically readable ID cards.

For more information on the WEDI Health Identification Card initiative and to access the associated implementation guide, visit www.wedi.org.

About MGMA
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leads of medical group practices. Since 1926, MGMA has delivered networking, professional education and resources, and political advocacy for medical practice management. MGMA's 22,500 members lead 13,700 organizations nationwide in which some 275,000 physicians provide more than 40& of the health card services delivered in the United States. MGMA is headquartered in Englewood, CO and maintains a government affairs office in Washington, DC. Visit them at www.mgma.com.

About ISG
Identification Systems Group (ISG) is a nationwide network of local experts in identification and card personalization, providing high quality, cost effective identity solutions backed by unparalleled service and support. The ISG has a strong presence in the healthcare market. To learn more, please visit www.identificationsystemsgroup.com and enter your zip code to find your local ISG dealer.

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