CALGARY, ALBERTA / ACCESSWIRE / July 7, 2014 / SCS Card Technology Inc. / SCS Healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Michael Giuffre MD, MBA to its Board of Directors effective June 30th, 2014.
Dr. Giuffre received his MD in 1984 at the University of Calgary; FRCP in Pediatrics; and FRCPC in Pediatric Cardiology at the Toronto Sick Children‘s Hospital (HSC) as chief fellow in 1989. His FACC (Pediatric Cardiology Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) occurred in 1991. In 2010 he was further appointed as a “Distinguished Fellow” of ACC. He earned his MBA in 2001.
Dr. Giuffre has 40 published manuscripts and is Clinical Professor of
Pediatrics and Cardiac Sciences at the University of Calgary.
He has had multiple executive positions within the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) and is the immediate Past President of that organization. That role led to the ratification of a seven-year $25 billion dollar agreement with the Province of Alberta.
In addition to his new position on the Board of Directors, Dr. Giuffre is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of SCS Card Technology Inc.
Commenting on Dr. Giuffre‘s election to the Board, Michael Freedman, Chairman, said, “We are delighted to welcome Michael to the Board and look forward to the benefits of his extensive medical and health policy knowledge, leadership experience and perspective as a Director of the Company.“
Michael Freedman, President and CEO
SCS Card Technology Inc.
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About SCS Card Technology Inc. / SCS-Healthcare
Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada SCS Card Technology Inc. is the leader in Personal Health Record (PHR) smart card technology, representing a significant evolution beyond current medical data systems.
SCS cards contain a micro-processor chip with memory and processing capabilities to reliably store and generate medical information in a standardized, compact, convenient and highly secure format. The company’s patent pending and provisionally patented technology offers a level of information security beyond that of many data storage and financial institutions.
An SCS Personal Health Record card makes secure and portable exchange of health information possible, allowing patients to retain their health records at all times in a convenient, compact and highly secure format.
Uniquely, SCS PHR cards provide complete medical information in situations where there is no power or internet.
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