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Are Photo ID Cards “required” for medical practices?

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are often asked if it is "mandatory" for medical and health-care practices to furnish photo ID cards to their staff members.  Some people wonder whether this is part of the "HIPAA" (Health Insurance Portability and [...]

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Can I pick up my cards at your office?

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Clients|

Occasionally clients in our region (Maryland-DC-Northern Virginia) ask us if they can drop by to pick up their cards.  While we love to meet our customers, all our clients find that delivery by USPS is a [...]

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Now Available: Custom Holographic Overlays for Medical Professionals

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

InstantCard is pleased to announce the availability of a holographic overlay specially designed for the health care industry.  Previously, our medical clients who needed a higher degree of security only had the option of our [...]

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InstantCard at APTA 2017 – Turnkey management of transit pass fulfillment

By | October 7th, 2017|Categories: Clients, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

InstantCard will be exhibiting at the APTA (American Public Transportation Association) Conference in Atlanta Oct. 9-11, 2017.  This is the major industry conference, and only occurs once every three years.  You can find us at [...]

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How does InstantCard ensure that my personnel data is secure?

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Knowledge, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We rightfully get a lot of questions about the level of security built in to the InstantCard system.  Thousands of clients entrust us with information on their employees, and from the beginning we have strived to [...]

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Announcing Support for Adhesive Badges

By | June 10th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the years, many InstantCard clients have asked us if we can print custom photo IDs on their existing "clamshell" badges.  These are the thick, hard plastic badges that are very commonly used to open doors [...]

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InstantCard: the Epitome of “High-Tech High-Touch” Service

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1981 John Naisbitt published a blockbuster book called Megatrends.  Of the 10 major trends he identified, one, which he called “High-Tech High-Touch”, was so profoundly important that it led to the publication of a second [...]

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What technologies are available for personnel to clock-in and clock-out?

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Knowledge, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Clocking-in” is a time-honored use of ID cards.  Employees have been "punching-in" when they arrive at work since the early days of industrial automation.  The word "punch-in" came from the now outdated technology of punch cards, [...]

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Membership Cards delivered quickly and efficiently

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We are gratified to note that more and more associations and membership organizations are turning to InstantCard to fulfill their membership card requirements.  Traditionally, membership cards were mailed out once a year, in a big batch, [...]

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Tips on avoiding accidents involving ID cards on the worksite

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In many industries, it is considered “Best Practice” to require employees to wear a visible employee ID badge at all times.   This allows a company to verify that everyone on site has been appropriately vetted [...]

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