Imprivata showcasing new secure authentication solutions at healthcare conference

Imprivata is showcasing its comprehensive identity and authentication platform, Imprivata Confirm ID, and its full suite of solutions for enabling healthcare providers to access, communicate and transact patient health information securely and conveniently at the Cerner Health Conference this week in Kansas City, Missouri. Imprivata Confirm ID enables fast, secure authentication for electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), clinical workflows and remote access by allowing providers to meet DEA and state-level requirements for EPCS while ensuring a fast, efficient workflow.

Metroplex Health System implements PatientSecure biometric patient identification solution

In an effort to reduce paperwork, improve accuracy, and prevent identity theft, Metroplex Health System in Killeen, Texas is now using Imprivata PatientSecure, a patient identification solution that creates a direct match between individual patients and their unique medical records across different clinical systems using palm vein biometric information. “Using biometric identification helps us ensure the privacy of our patients,” commented Carlyle Walton, president and CEO of Metroplex Health System. “It also improves convenience and enhances record accuracy by preventing

Adventist Health System deploys Imprivata biometric patient identification platform

In an effort to improve patient safety and eliminate duplicate patient medical records, Adventist Health System (AHS), one of the largest faith-based healthcare systems in the United States, has deployed Imprivata PatientSecure, a biometric palm-scanning technology that can identify patients at registration and immediately launch their electronic medical record. Imprivata PatientSecure is now live in 29 Adventist Health System facilities that combined serve more than 2.5 million patients annually, and will soon be deployed across almost all of the system.

Park Ridge Health implements PatientSecure biometric patient identification system

In an effort to enhance patient safety by improving accuracy and helping prevent identity theft, Park Ridge Health in Western North Carolina has implemented the PatientSecure biometric identification solution. PatientSecure uses palm vein recognition biometrics to accurately identify patients at any point of entry to care at Park Ridge Health. The PatientSecure device uses infrared light to scan the palm, then links the unique biometric trait to each patient’s electronic health record. “PatientSecure provides a safe, secure, confidential and easy

NYU Lutheran implements Imprivata patient ID solution

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based NYU Lutheran has recently launched a new electronic health record (EHR) platform as well as Imprivata’s PatientSecure, a biometric palm-scanning technology that can identify patients at registration. The platform integrates with the health system’s 22 inpatient and outpatient care centers including NYU Lutheran Medical Center, NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers and affiliated faculty group practice offices in the NYU Langone Health System. Officials say the goal is better patient-provider communication, improved access to medical records and for patients

Florida Hospital using PatientSecure biometric ID solution

Florida Hospital is using PatientSecure biometric identification technology to decrease paperwork, improve accuracy, and prevent identity theft, according to a report by Highlands Today. Using PatientSecure’s infrared light technology, Florida Hospital Heartland is able to scan and image veins in an individual’s palms to register and identify patients. The device then links the unique biometric characteristics to each patient’s electronic health record, verifying that the person is who they claim to be. “PatientSecure provides a safe, secure, confidential, and easy

Imprivata to exhibit biometric solutions for healthcare providers

Imprivata announced it will showcase its positive patient identification, two-factor authentication and clinical communication solutions at the Cerner Health Conference, to be held on October 11-14 in Kansas City. At the conference, Imprivata will demonstrate its positive patient identification solution PatientSecure, which uses palm vein biometrics to create a one-to-one link between patients and their respective medical record. Imprivata PatientSecure addresses patient misidentification by improving patient safety and satisfaction, preventing duplicate medical records and overlays, driving revenue cycle efficiency, and

Imprivata acquires biometrics technology developer HT Systems for $19.1 m

Healthcare IT security firm Imprivata announced it has acquired vein-scan biometric technology developer HT Systems for about $19.1 million, according to a report by Fortune. Under the terms of the deal, Imprivata paid approximately $19.1 million in cash at closing. The company will also pay up to $1.9 million in retention-based payments two years from closing as well as up to $5.0 million based on achieving certain sales targets over the two-year period following the transaction. “The acquisition of HT

Atlantic Health deploys Patient Secure’s biometric palm vein scanning solution

New Jersey nonprofit healthcare system Atlantic Health System recently deployed Patient Secure’s biometric palm vein scanning solution to speed up patient intake and improve record accuracy, according to a report by Information Week. The heathcare system is one of the largest in the state, with five hospitals and rehabilitation, home care, and hospice services, along with about 1,600 beds for patients in total. Before deploying Patient Secure’s biometric solution, Atlantic staff would have to manually create a new record with

PatientSecure to provide Columbus Community Hospital with biometric solution to identify patients

This fall, Columbus Community Hospital will be introducing a biometric patient identification system developed by PatientSecure. The palm vein recognition solution will ensure correct medical records are used for each patient and speed up the registration process, according to a report by ColumbusTelegram.com. Using palm vein recognition to identify patients, the PatientSecure scanner’s infrared light scans the veins in an individual’s hand. These vein patterns are unique to each individual, never change over an entire lifespan, and are considered more