Verizon enables high-tech ID module for mobile devices

Verizon announced this week that it has pushed its Universal Identity Services - Healthcare product out to smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Through the system, doctors can use their Verizon-verified credentials to authenticate their identity and access electronic records and prescribe medications online, company officials say. The system also trolls for possible hacking activity, such as one physician logging in from more than one location in an hour. The system also provides an authenticated e-signature for signing scripts, orders and treatment plans, the company says. --Read more at FierceHealthIT

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