Healthcare Biometrics

Healthcare biometrics refers to biometric applications in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or for use in monitoring patients. This can include access control, identification, workforce management or patient record storage. Read our research report on biometrics and healthcare.

South African non-governmental organization “Shout It Now” is using fingerprint sensors from Integrated Biometrics in its mobile testing vans to…

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Standards needed for biometrics and other data to tap potential of electronic health records

Patient matching needs to be significantly improved with a national strategy and standards agreed to by health organizations and technology…

 

Fujitsu biometric remote patient engagement software launched to Epic marketplace

Fujitsu America has launched its MedClick medication adherence and patient engagement product to the Epic App Orchard marketplace to help…

 

Kenya progressing toward biometric deployment in all hospitals to curb health insurance fraud

At least 1,370 hospitals in Kenya have deployed biometric kits in a bid to stamp out health insurance fraud as…

 

Integrated Biometrics fingerprint scanners powering remote healthcare services in Kenya

Kenyan healthcare provider Afya Research Africa (ARA) is using fingerprint biometrics to establish identity to provide care to people in…

 

AfriDOKTA adds Smart Applications International biometrics to secure telehealth accounts

Telemedicine and mobile health company AfriDOKTA and biometric health insurance administration automation company Smart Applications International (Smart) have formed a…

 

Palm vein biometric technology from Imprivata to secure patient records at U.S. healthcare network

Missouri-based healthcare provider CoxHealth will deploy Imprivata’s PatientSecure palm vein biometric verification technology to ease the customer check-in process while…

 

SmartMetric introduces biometric card for medical records storage

SmartMetric announced it has created a biometrics-secured smart card that stores an individuals medical files, including scans and images. The…

 

Biometrics: obstacles and opportunities in healthcare

This is a guest post by Dan Cidon, Chief Technology Officer at NextGate. During the last decade a technological transformation…

 

Doctor Smart and LangNet partner to research healthcare applications of voice recognition

Blockchain-based healthcare platform Doctor Smart and language data crowdsourcing platform LangNet have formed a partnership to work towards applying voice…

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