Perform a literature search in the GCU Library on smart card technology and write a 1,000 to 1,250-word paper that addresses the topic and, specifically, the following questions:
- What is the history of “smart cards”? Which industries have utilized smart card technology successfully?
- Explain the concept of “stored value” as it applies to smart card technologies and describe how this feature might be utilized by consumers to obtain health care services.
- Explain how smart cards can reduce fraud and streamline administrative procedures.
- What are the futurist projections for the use of smart cards in 5 to 10 years?
You are required to use a minimum of three qualified, current (no more than 5 years old) publication references with in-text citations for this paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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