CrossChx and RightPatient have formed a partnership, enabling CrossChx customers to use RightPatient’s biometric patient identification service and photo biometrics capabilities. Under the agreement, CrossChx users can easily transition their existing SafeChx biometrics solution to RightPatient, while continuing to use other CrossChx products. “With our deep experience in biometric technology, versatile cloud-based patient identification service, and a simple deployment model, this partnership is a perfect fit for CrossChx and their customers,” explained Michael Trader, co-founder of RightPatient. “CrossChx customers can
Akron General is connecting patients to its electronic health records using the CrossChx biometric patient identification solution, SafeChx, to instantly verify patient identity through fingerprint scanning and alert hospital personnel to potential medical record errors, according to a report by Cleveland Business. Akron General set up the SafeChx solution in its major registration areas and has been collecting several hundred new fingerprint IDs each day since November. The enrollment process takes about 30 seconds and is available for the patient
Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Fintech and biometrics Deutsche Bank is working with Callsign to trial a mobile antifraud solution which builds a profile of a user. The technology takes into account how the phone is held, its physical location, facial recognition and thumbprint analysis. The bank hopes the new security solution will eliminate the need for customer passwords and plans to extend it to 10,000 members
Identity management firm CrossChx announced the expansion of their CrossChx Identity Resolution Coalition (CIRC) to 200 hospitals across the United States. CIRC solves patient identity issues by addressing the challenge of patient identity, enabling more accurate care and better fraud prevention. Through the coalition, CrossChx takes all the elements of a patient’s medical identity including fingerprints and resolves it to one complete record. This gives every hospital that is part of the CIRC the benefit of a secure medical identity
CrossChx has recently raised $15 million in Series B funding, bringing the healthcare identity solution company’s total funding to more than $20 million. Using unique algorithms to resolve identities of nearly 15 million patients in its network, CrossChx combines patient information from healthcare providers to create unique global identities for every patient with its proprietary flagship technology, SafeChx software, verifying patient identity through fingerprint scanning and alerting hospitals to potential medical record errors. “Nearly 60-percent of medical error deaths are
Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pennsylvania is installing SafeChx’s fingerprint recognition scanner as a security for its patient identification process to prevent medical identity theft, according to a report by thetimes-tribune.com. The technology, which will be available at all the hospital registration points starting next week, allows patients the option of scanning their fingers and generating their own unique code in addition to traditional authorization methods such as their photo identification, date of birth and Social Security number. “The main
Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Indiana recently implemented fingerprint scanners from CrossChx, which scans patients’ fingerprints to generate a code linking them to their medical information, according to a report by The Courier-Journal. Crosschx’s system is comprised of fingerprint scanners and their accompanying SafeChx software. It works with Floyd Memorial Hospital’s electronic health record system, enabling administration staff to efficiently register their patients and accurately verify their identities. SafeChx scans the patient’s finger and generates a unique identifier based
Drive Capital, a new investment firm has just announced an unspecified investment into CrossChx, a company specializing in biometric patient identification. According to the company, CrossChx develops and deploys real-time biometric solutions to prevent medical identity fraud, improve health outcomes, and enable nationwide health information exchange. By scanning the patient’s fingerprint, CrossChx instantly verifies a patient’s identity and links the patient to the appropriate medical benefits to make it easier for healthcare professionals to ensure the right person receives the right care.