Cell Phone as Smart Card Video from HIMSS

Posted on March 11, 2010 I Written By

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I was glad that I had at least one chance to talk with a vendor about Smart Cards at HIMSS. Sure, smart cards have been around for a really long time, but I wanted to see what was happening with this relatively old (25 years or so) technology.

Well, I had a chance to do this video with Gemalto to talk about Smart Cards in healthcare and also the possibility of your cell phone becoming your smart card. Could be really interesting to see that evolve. Check it out:

This video coverage of HIMSS 10 sponsored by Practice Fusion and their Free EMR.