Equifax Executives Offer Healthcare Identity and Fraud Solutions at HIMSS13 National Technology Conference

Tue Mar 5, 2013 8:00am EST

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NEW ORLEANS,  March 5, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --


What:  Mitigating Fraud Risk for Payers

Fraud mitigation works to diminish use of invented identities, covers, or
"fronts." Fraud mitigation is centered on the concept of stopping fraud before
it begins.

* How to recognize symptoms of fraudulent behavior in payment applicants  
* Contrast speed of payment processing with number of fraudulent payments  
* Estimate cost savings between pay and chase vs. upfront fraud detection

Who:   Erik Rolf, CISSP, CISA  is a principal in the Equifax Identity and Fraud
Solutions consulting practice. Mr. Rolf has more than 17 years of information
security, privacy and technology experience in healthcare, financial services,
and telecommunications. He was a founding member of the  Tennessee  eHealth
Privacy and Security Workgroup, co-chair of the Nationwide Health Information
Network (NHIN) Participant Security Team, and chair of the NHIN Specification
Factory Security Sub-team. He was also co-chair of the NHIN TI Security and
Privacy Sub-Workgroup.   

Dr.  Michael Nelson  Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Equifax 

Dr. Nelson has been an industry thought leader in the areas of healthcare
informatics, privacy and security, and identity management for the past 16
years.  With an additional 16 years of clinical experience, he brings a
well-rounded and unique perspective to solving problems with data.  Dr. Nelson
is a member of the HIMSS HIE Toolkit Workgroup, the ONC S & I Framework
Initiative for Provider Directories, the WEDI Privacy and Security Workgroup and
the ANSI PHI Ecosystem Workgroup.   

When:           Wednesday, March 6,  9:45 - 10:45 AM CT
Where:          HIMSS13 National Conference, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Room 383

What:  Kantara Initiative Trust and Assurance Workshop NIST 800-63 Equivalent
Identity Credentialing, Authentication and Identity Proofing 

This panel discussion features Equifax's  Erik Rolf  a principal in the Equifax
Identity and Fraud Solutions consulting practice as well as other guest thought
leaders from DirectTrust, and Aetna.

* Trends, (important things being done that are worth knowing for the long haul)
 
* Transparents (important things people keep looking "through" instead of "at") 

* Tropes (technology metaphors that have perhaps become dull with overuse)  
* Transients (new things that are unlikely to stick around)  
* Aligning the policies

When:           Wednesday, March 6,  3:30-6:30 PM CT
Where:          HIMSS13 National Conference, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Room 252

About Equifax Identity and Fraud

As the innovator in identity proofing, Equifax verifies more than 60 million
identities annually across industry verticals. Using our Anakam Identity
Services platform, we empower healthcare organizations, government agencies and
financial institutions by providing multi-factor authentication and identity
proofing solutions that help them to meet key security and privacy mandates. For
more information, please visit  http://www.equifax.com/technology/anakam/en_tas.

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About Equifax Inc.

Equifaxis a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions,
providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust.
We organize and assimilate data on more than 500 million consumers and 81
million businesses worldwide, and use advanced analytics and proprietary
technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the
performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

Headquartered in  Atlanta, Equifax operates in four continents and 15 countries,
is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 Index. Its common stock is traded on
the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EFX. For more information, please
visit
www.equifax.com.

SOURCE  Equifax


Daryl Toor, For Equifax, +1-404-483-8222, dtoor@attentiongroup.com

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