TradeHarbor voice biometrics platform to be introduced at health care technology symposium

ChartaCloud Technologies LLC announced that the agenda for its 2015 Home Health Care Technologies Symposium will now feature biometric voice signatures. The 2015 Home Health Care Technologies Symposium is held March 26 from 10:00 am – 4 p.m. at The One Hundred Club in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. ChartaCloud will feature TradeHarbor Inc.’s Voice Signature ServiceSM, which uses voice biometrics in a highly secure e-sign and authentication system to ‘digitally sign’ documents and HIPAA release forms with the human voice. The

Drchrono uses Apple Touch ID fingerprint authorization to let patients, doctors access records

Electronic health record (EHR) and electronic medical record (EMR) platform drchrono has integrated its iPad-based EHR and smartphone-based PHR with Apple’s Touch ID, enabling doctors and patients to access the software without a password, according to a report by Mobi Heath News. “With Apple’s Touch ID, for the first time on a mass scale doctors and patients are logging into medical records with biometrics,” said Daniel Kivatino, COO and cofounder of drchrono. “We have released Apple’s Touch ID login to

NEC completes HIPAA security audit

NEC Corporation of America has just completed an independent audit that complies with all HIPAA guidelines for security assessment. According to the company, as a provider of managed services to customers in the healthcare industry that store or process electronic protected health information, NEC’s Availability and Performance Management (APM) platform may impact the security of its customers. As such, NEC is responsible for implementing a number of relevant HIPAA safeguards. “The HIPAA security designation affirms NEC’s commitment to meet the highest industry

Biometrics can ensure healthcare data integrity

According to John Trader, Public Relations and Marketing Manager at M2SYS Technology in an article in Becker’s Hospital Review, the healthcare industry is enhancing efficiencies and quality of patient care by using biometrics for accurate patient identification. Hospitals and healthcare systems have been rapidly moving to electronic health records. As they move and coordinate care across networks through health information exchanges, information systems can become highly susceptible to corruption or unauthorized entry. Such intrusions reduce privacy and can even become a matter

BIO-Key & Medflow providing biometric solutions to eye clinics

Recently, BIO-Key International and Medflow Inc. implemented biometric authentication solutions for several eye care facilities, namely: Canton Ophthalmology, East Michigan Eye Center, Charles Retina Institute, Eye Care Center of Texas, Nashua Eye Center, Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Worth and Southwestern PA Eye. By pairing BIO-Key’s biometric solution with Medflow’s electronic health records system, these eye care facilities will conform to CMS and HIPAA compliance rules that require a strong password identification system. There are more than 450 practices and over

Purdue Pharma Adopts Realtime BioLock System

Realtime North America’s bioLock system has been incorporated into Purdue Pharma’s SAP enterprise system. The resulting system allows verification of selected user identities each time sensitive tasks or mission critical functions are being performed. The bioLock system has been configured to work in tandem with Zvetco Verifi P5000 fingerprint scanners, which in turn provide tighter security measures for the pharmaceutical company. Purdue Pharma has also enabled a tailor-made, online-based e-mail program, which can be easily accessed by users to verify