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‘Patient engagement 2.0’ to make meaningful use look like tiddlywinks.

These aren’t hypothetical scenarios that consultants concoct to scare providers into buying their services. In a story we wrote on research by the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA), such things are happening and will continue to happen. In that story, health data security guru Rick Kam, president and co-founder of MIFA charter member ID Experts, envisioned a day when patients would be “in the middle of the fight, protecting themselves and their families.”