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Michael Magrath

6 posts - last post on 02 Feb 2017

Michael Magrath is a nationally recognized leader in field of healthcare identity management A frequent speaker and thought leader he joined VASCO Data Security in January to lead healthcare business development for North America. Prior to VASCO, he served as Director for Identity Solutions for DrFirst and focused on streamlining and securing the identity management process for healthcare providers nationwide and increasing the adoption of electronically prescribing controlled substances (EPCS).

Prior to DrFirst, Mike lead Gemalto’s market and business development activities in the U.S. government and healthcare markets and represented Gemalto in the Health Record Banking Alliance, WEDI, HIMSS, the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance and the Secure ID Coalition. He served as Chairman of the Smart Card Alliance's Health & Human Services Council from 2010-2014 where he spearheaded workgroup initiatives to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology in healthcare.

He is an active member of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) established in response to the Obama Administration's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) and participates on IDESG's Healthcare Committee and is a member of HIMSS' Identity Management Task Force.