Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID launches a range of terminals and solutions for e-Health systems

Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID, the new Ingenico division dedicated to security solutions and terminals for e-health and electronic identity (e-ID) systems, is announcing the launch of its new range of iHC terminals. Leading provider of e-Health security solutions in Europe and number one in Germany and in France since the purchase of XIRING, Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID provides healthcare professionals…

eHealth: driving forward the uptake of e-Health with a new network for European Co-operation

The European Commission adopted a decision establishing an eHealth Network, as foreseen by the Directive (2011/24/EU) on Patients' Rights in Cross-border Healthcare. For the first time, EU legislation includes provisions on eHealth with clear objectives to find modern, innovative solutions for providing better and safer healthcare for all Europeans. European Commissioner for Health and Consumer…

Infineon Supplies Security Microcontrollers for Germany’s Electronic Health Card

Infineon Technologies AG is set to supply more than 40 percent of the security microcontrollers for the 60 million electronic health cards which German statutory health insurance companies started issuing in October 2011. The microcontrollers used come from the SLE 78 family which ranks among Infineon’s high security products and deploys the company’s security technology…

SCM Microsystems supports relaunch of German eHealth program

SCM Microsystems, a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange and a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. today announced that it has received its first orders for 10,000 eHealth terminals to support the relaunch of the electronic health card program in Germany. SCM has begun shipping both its eHealth200…

eHealth: Successful Silicon Trust Workshop in Bucharest prepares for challenges ahead

Heads were smoking today by 4 pm in the grand Marriott Bucharest meeting room, where the 30 participants of  the Silicon Trust eHealth workshop had gathered to present, discuss and analyse the requirements and challenges of European eHealth systems. Presenters included Noel Nader from the French Sesame-Vitale, Erwin Bartels from the German Ministry of Health…

Modern Card Application Management System (CAMS)

By Fabiola Bellersheim, Giesecke & Devrient and member of the Silicon Trust Smart health cards or National ID cards are becoming more and more complex, and their functionality is steadily expanding. In the past, smart cards were used exclusively for the secure storage of credentials. Nowadays, smart cards are more powerful, run multiple applications and can…