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Charlia Pence

About Charlia Pence

Charlia Pence is the President of Diamond Business Services and has over 28 years experience in the industry.

The Healthcare Provider Payment System Needs Revamped…NOW

By |2018-07-16T17:36:34+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The goal in reimbursing providers is to provide affordable care for patients while encouraging quality care through best care practices and cutting down the time required for physicians to receive their payments.  These delays only drive up the cost of healthcare, while streamlining payment methods serve to benefit all involved.  Unfortunately, until now, electronic payments, the fastest form [...]

Collaborative Partnerships for Safer Schools

By |2018-04-12T19:02:28+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It has to stop…and we have to rework the way Schools and Vendors work together.  It is about the safety of our kids and their educators.  What we have been doing is not working and we DO need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to the process of securing our schools. Recently I was watching [...]

What do Harrison Ford and Nathan from Clemson University have in Common?

By |2017-09-29T13:29:20+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

BOTH WERE GREAT AT CREATING A FAKE ID Ford in the movie 1993 movie The Fugitive took an existing hospital ID  that was of the "old school post a picture on a piece of cardstock and laminate it"  style and cut way the owners picture and replaced it with one of his own.   WOW, this [...]

Why Millennials love pre-paid debit cards, fees and all.

By |2017-09-11T18:41:27+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Millennials also are much more likely to have a prepaid card than a credit card. A Bankrate survey found that almost two-thirds of 18 - to 29-year-olds don't have credit cards.  But WHY? For our younger millennials, many have been raised using a pre-paid card given to them by their parents and used a teaching method [...]

Why We LOVE Re-transfer Printing on plastic cards.

By |2017-07-17T01:56:05+00:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Retransfer printing (also known as “reverse transfer”) is quickly becoming the preferred method for printing ID cards. There are numerous advantages of upgrading to a printer with retransfer technology. Below are the 10 main reasons we LOVE  retransfer printers. 1) Outstanding Image Quality– If you need a crisp, clear image with vibrant colors, retransfer technology [...]

FINANCIAL PROCESSING

By |2017-07-17T01:57:48+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Is your technology still stuck in the 70's?  Active and flexible technology is what this generation of our clients are used to and in all actuality …demand.  But when it comes to the Financial Market – so many of our institutions are still stuck with a rigid, hard coded systems that require extended lead times and [...]

Expelling misconceptions about the security of contactless EMV payments

By |2017-07-17T01:52:05+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

This subject came up a few weeks ago after a local news report on chip cards and fraud. I reached out to the local news agency for comment and received no reply. They stated that for consumers to avoid fraud with their chip card they needed to wrap their new Amarillo National Bank card in tin [...]

Patient Safety

By |2017-07-17T01:53:33+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

With budgets at an all time high and patient safety the most important factor, how do we encourage an environment of patient satisfaction? This is something we have pondered over in the last few months. Studies have concluded that in 2013 alone 400,000 premature deaths have been related to patient safety. So should we not look [...]

New Nature of Security

By |2017-07-17T01:55:15+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

It is no surprise that the future of identification and physical security is ever evolving, especially in today’s society. So therefore, how can we help ensure that our clients, students, staff, and employees remain safe on a daily basis. This is something I have thought about deeply especially in the last few months. Either going out [...]