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Passport Health Communications Strengthens Its ECashiering Solution with MagTek's MagneSafe™ Security Architecture
- Dec 13, 2011

MagTek's Dynamag and IPAD® Provide the Security Passport Demands for its Patient Payment Processing Solution

FRANKLIN, Tenn Passport Health Communications Inc., a leader in healthcare revenue cycle management through Software-as-a-Service products, has chosen to implement MagTek's MagneSafe™ Security Architecture (MSA) – a dynamic digital identification and MagnePrint® authentication technology that protects consumers and their personal data -- to further strengthen and improve what was already the health care industry's most advanced solution for processing patient payments: eCashiering.

eCashiering is an efficient, seamless patient payment process that can be used throughout the healthcare organization to collect patient payments from the registration desk to the back office and all points in between. By leveraging the MagneSafe™ Security Architecture – eCashiering is now the healthcare industry's first point-to-point encrypted (P2PE) solution. From the first swipe of a credit/debit card or manual input of their credit card number to its submission and settlement, the sensitive cardholder data is protected and never "in the clear".

"In such a dynamic payment arena like health care services, it is imperative that we maintain a smooth payment experience while attaining our goal of elevating the level of security we deliver to our health care providers," said Passport's Chief Executive Officer Scott MacKenzie. "MagTek's MagneSafe™ Security Architecture is the ideal answer to safeguarding our eCashiering solution."

"Clearly, security is a top priority for Passport Health Communications," says John Arato, vice-president retail business unit for MagTek. "By leveraging the MSA's multi-layer approach to card data security and its patented MagnePrint® card authentication technology, eCashiering delivers on Passport's pledge to deliver the most secure solution for processing patient payments."

About MagTek

Since 1972, MagTek has been a leading manufacturer of electronic devices and systems for the reliable issuance, reading, transmission and security of cards, checks, PINs and other identification documents. Leading with innovation and engineering excellence, MagTek is known for quality and dependability. Its products include secure card readers, check scanners, PIN pads and distributed credential issuing systems. These products are used worldwide by financial institutions, retailers, hotels, law enforcement agencies and other organizations to provide secure and efficient electronic payment and identification transactions.

Today, MagTek continues to innovate with the development of a new generation of security centric products secured by MagneSafe™. By leveraging strong encryption, secure tokenization, real time authentication and dynamic payment card data, MagneSafe products enable users to assess and validate the trustworthiness of credentials used for online identification, payment processing, and other high-value electronic transactions.

MagTek is based in Seal Beach, California and has sales offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, with independent distributors in over 40 countries. For more information, please visit

About Passport Health Communications Inc.

Passport Health Communications Inc. provides software and solutions to help hospitals and health care providers improve business operations and secure payment for their services. Passport serves one in three U.S. hospitals and 8,000 other health care providers across all 50 states and processes more than 300 million transactions annually through its Passport eCare™ brand of revenue cycle management solutions and services. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., the organization employs 300 people and is among the nation's fastestgrowing Software-as-a-Service companies. For more information, visit