CHICAGO & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AHA Solutions, Inc., an American Hospital Association (AHA) company, announced today that it has awarded Identity Force with the exclusive endorsement for its Identity Protection, Compliance and Data Breach Solutions. Identity Force products and services are designed to help hospitals protect patients and employees from identity theft and fraud; respond quickly, appropriately and affordably to data breaches; and comply with state and federal legal and regulatory identity theft prevention requirements.
AHA Solutions, Inc. awards the AHA endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations across the United States achieve organizational excellence. The AHA selected Identity Force’s identity protection, compliance and data breach solutions based on the company’s extraordinary expertise and experience in this area --- qualities that are embedded in its products and services. Identity Force is the #1 provider of identity protection services to federal government agencies and has been awarded over 94 percent of contracts issued through the General Service Administration’s Blanket Purchase Agreement for credit monitoring and identity theft protection services. Identity Force works with the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department, as well as many health-related agencies including VA hospitals, Army and Navy hospitals and the National Institutes for Health.
“Managing identity theft issues is a challenge in today’s world, but the AHA-endorsed solutions from Identity Force can make a meaningful difference for hospitals. Identity Force is well respected in its field, has a strong client base, and a growing partner network,” said Michael Albion, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Alliances for AHA Solutions. “Furthermore, the security of patients and their personal information is a top priority at hospitals and Identity Force offers important identity theft prevention tools and best practices that deliver a high level of protection to anyone at risk.”
“We are proud to be affiliated with the AHA, and we are fully committed to helping hospitals around the country tackle and solve the problems associated with identity theft detection, prevention and protection,” said Steven Bearak, CEO of Identity Force. “Our affordable solutions are specifically designed to help hospitals protect patients and employees from identity theft; immediately and effectively manage data breaches that could put people at risk; and to assist hospitals with their ongoing efforts to comply with the staggering array of state and federal laws related to identity theft.”
About Identity Force
Identity Force is a leading provider of complete, 360° proactive identity theft protection for individuals, businesses and government agencies. Identity Force was launched in 2005 as a response to the dramatic increase in identity theft crimes in the United States. A division of Bearak Reports, Inc. - since 1992- Identity Force draws on broad, deep expertise in information verification services for its complete, proven approach to identity theft protection. Identity Force’s corporate office is located in Framingham, Massachusetts. For more information about Identity Force, call 1-877-IDFORCE or visit www.identityforce.com to learn more.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the health improvement of their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes more than 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, and other providers of care, and 38,000 individuals. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. For more information, visit www.aha.org.
About AHA Solutions
AHA Solutions, Inc. is a resource to hospitals pursuing operational excellence. As an American Hospital Association (AHA) member service, AHA Solutions collaborates with hospital leaders and market consultants to conduct product due diligence and identify solutions to hospital challenges in the areas of finance, human resources, patient flow and technology. AHA Solutions provides related marketplace analytics and education to support product decision-making. As a subsidiary of the AHA, the organization convenes people with like interests for knowledge sharing centered on timely information and research.
AHA Solutions is proud to reinvest its profits in the AHA mission: creating healthier communities. For more information, contact AHA-Solutions at 800.242.4677 or visit www.aha-solutions.org.