Credence Research forecasts biometrics in healthcare market growth

The global healthcare biometrics market will grow at a CAGR of 22.9 percent to surpass $13.9 million in revenue in 2025, according to a new report from Credence Research. “Healthcare Biometrics Market – Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017-2025” examines staff and patient identification solutions, and predicts that home and remote patient care, care provider authentication, patient tracking within healthcare facilities and prescription dispensing will be the key areas of demand during the forecast period. Demand is increasing for

Imprivata acquires Caradigm’s identity and access management unit

Healthcare IT security firm Imprivata has acquired the identity and access management business of Caradigm. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Caradigm provides a range of identity and access management solutions, including governance, risk management and compliance and clinical and IT efficiency solutions such as single sign-on and multi-factor authentication to over 100 healthcare organizations globally. The acquisition will help reinforce authentication and access management platform for the healthcare enterprise to accelerate the development of new capabilities

Caradigm, RightPatient partner to provide biometric ID, access management solutions for healthcare

RightPatient has partnered with Caradigm to deliver a suite of comprehensive identity and access management solutions to protect patient identities, secure patient data, and improve clinical and IT operational efficiency. Through the partnership, RightPatient and Caradigm will provide healthcare solutions that combines biometric patient identification service with an integrated identity and access management solution. The companies provide an enterprise-wide identity management solution that ensures patients are kept safe throughout the care continuum, as well as strengthens security to ensure HIPAA

Simprints wins funding from Saving Lives at Birth

Simprints fingerprint scanning technology for newborn prints is one of 15 projects that has securing new funding from Saving Lives at Birth (SL@B) to develop and refine its innovations. Simprints is a nonprofit tech company out of the University of Cambridge that is building an affordable, secure, rugged, open-source fingerprint system that works in the world’s toughest settings. Its technology creates a unique digital identity based on a fingerprint, allowing healthcare workers in remote areas to access patient records on

Imprivata patient identification solution deployed at Community Hospital Anderson of Indiana

In an effort to address patient misidentification concerns, the Community Hospital Anderson of Indiana has deployed Imprivata PatientSecure. Imprivata PatientSecure creates a 1:1 link between patients and their unique medical records using biometric identification, eliminating duplicate patient medical records that can complicate treatment, prevent medical identity theft and insurance card sharing. “At Community Hospital Anderson, we believe that positive patient identification is the foundation of accurate, quality care,” said Beth Tharp, MBA, BSN, RN, President and CEO of Community Hospital

Global healthcare biometrics market to surpass $2.8B by 2022

Market Research Engine released a new research report that forecasts that the global healthcare biometrics market will undergo a CAGR of 19.2 percent from 2016 to 2022 to exceed more than US$2.8B by 2022. The research report details the driving factors of the global healthcare biometrics market as increased financial profits, providing a practical option to passwords, decreased healthcare fraud attacks, governments supporting the adoption of biometrics in healthcare, and developing countries being integrated by biometric solutions in healthcare set-ups.

CrossChx offering RightPatient cloud-based biometric patient ID service

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

CHIME names finalists for $1M national patient ID technology contest

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ has named four finalists in its $1 million National Patient ID Challenge, aimed at developing a solution that ensures 100 percent accuracy of patient’s health data to reduce preventable medical errors, according to a report by Health Data Management. Correctly identifying patients continues to be a top challenge for healthcare organizations, with cases of misidentification negatively affecting patient care. “The time is now to solve this problem,” said Liz Johnson, chair of CHIME’s

New report on healthcare biometrics released

Biometrics will continue to drive technological transformation within the global healthcare market, according to a new report published by the Biometrics Research Group Inc., the publisher of BiometricUpdate.com. Transformation, according to the report, will be driven by biometric solutions that will provide meaningful cost savings through fraud reduction and increased workplace efficiency. A key objective of these technologies also will be the improvement and expansion of care delivery over the long term. The research firm projects that the entire global

Special Report: Biometrics in Healthcare

This white paper by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides an overview of the healthcare biometrics market (PDF). Biometrics will continue to drive technological transformation within the global healthcare market to provide meaningful cost savings through fraud reduction and increased workplace efficiency, while simultaneously improving and expanding care delivery to patients over the long term. click to download the report (PDF) Biometrics Research Group, Inc. estimates that the entire global marketplace for biometric solutions in the healthcare market will reach approximately