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Payfone and higi Unveil "Future of Healthcare Engagement Technology" Experience at HIMSS
The interactive experience will showcase cutting-edge technology enabled by Payfone and higi's new partnership to help healthcare organizations engage with consumers to measure their health status and take action toward better health

LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Payfone, the world's leading digital identity authentication network, and higi, a population health enablement company that empowers consumers to measure, track and act on their health data through a network of 11,000 health kiosks, today unveiled a "Future of Healthcare Engagement Technology" experience at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Las Vegas. The interactive demonstration through March 9 showcases innovative capabilities from Payfone and higi that enable the most advanced digital engagement experience for scalable population health solutions while protecting protected health information (PHI) and reducing OPEX costs.

Payfone and higi have unveiled new technology that enables health plans to establish meaningful digital connections with their members


"We take pride in empowering enterprises across all sectors to deliver seamless, instant and secure experiences for their customers," said Rodger Desai, CEO of Payfone. "For the healthcare industry, that means allowing consumers to safely and conveniently access services like higi's that can improve their health, while enforcing the highest levels of protected health information (PHI) security. We are excited that our partnership with higi will allow us to use our advanced technology to better the lives and health of Americans."

By rolling out Payfone's seamless and secure passive identity authentication technology, which is also used by six of the top 10 banks in the United States, at higi's 11,000 FDA-cleared self-screening kiosks across the U.S., higi will enable consumers to experience an easier way to measure and track their health data, and share it with healthcare organizations and pharmacy retailers for immediate recommendations at a point of care. Through the Payfone integration, individuals can use their cell phone to log in to a higi health station and initiate digital messaging from their health network.

"As consumers look for easier and more secure ways to manage their health data, we are thrilled to partner with Payfone and further our commitment to empowering consumers to be their healthiest while making it easier along the way," said Jeff Bennett, CEO of higi. "With the combined Payfone and higi capabilities, healthcare organizations can leverage a consumer-centric model to deploy scalable population health programs over a safe, secure and real-time digital platform."

HIMSS showgoers are invited to stop by the higi booth (#12440) to see how Payfone and higi are making it easier for consumers to connect and take action for better health.


Payfone is the leading digital identity authentication network for the connected world. We are trusted by the world's largest banks, insurers, brokerages and technology companies to enable effortless, omni-channel user experiences. It's all done through our patented platform, which dynamically analyzes millions of signals against multiple authentication factors to generate our proprietary Trust Score for each digital identity—the only measure of digital trust of its kind on the market today. Learn more at and


higi is a population health enablement company that empowers consumers to measure, track and act on their health data. Through a nationwide network of over 11,000 FDA-cleared self-screening stations found at pharmacy retailers and other community locations and over 80 different third-party integrations, higi makes it easier to engage consumers in their health.  As the largest repository of standardized biometric data, higi enables healthcare organizations to better reach targeted populations; collect biometric and other health determinant data to stratify and prioritize consumers; and motivate consumers to take specific actions at a point of care. To date, more than 45 million people have used a higi health station to conduct over 259 million biometric screenings. For more information, visit us at

Payfone Press Contact: 
Yuka Yoneda 

higi Press Contact: 
Anna Stallmann 

SOURCE Payfone