Elyctis to deliver 550 ID BOX One biometric ID card readers to Senegal healthcare facilities
Elyctis has announced a collaboration with the Agence Nationale de la Couverture Maladie Universelle du Sénégal (ANACMU) to provide authentication to biometric ID cards for universal healthcare.
ANACMU is the national agency in charge of the national healthcare system in the country.
As part of the new partnership, Elyctis will now deliver 550 ID BOX One biometric card readers to more than 200 healthcare centers and 37 hospitals in the country.
Senegal’s citizens will be able to have their biometric ID card scanned via the Elyctis reader, which can also be connected to a fingerprint reader, to confirm their identity.
“With the Elyctis ID BOX One readers, we can be sure the ICAO-compliant national ID cards will be read seamlessly,” said Mouhamed Mahi Sy, ICT Director of ANACMU.
The individual’s fingerprints are then scanned for biometric comparison, and after successful authentication, the system connects to public and private insurance companies to verify the patient’s rights to healthcare.
After the medical performance, the platform will automatically present the healthcare invoice to the identified insurance company to collect the payment.
“This way the whole operation of our patient identification and authentication process will be smooth and bring the best service to all Senegalese citizens,” Mahi Sy added.
Innovatrics and Credence ID are also biometrics partners supporting Senegal’s new healthcare system.
In addition to healthcare applications, Elyctis’ fingerprint scanners have also recently been used by the Spanish police to enable mobile identification of suspects.
The partnership also follows the company’s July deal with Suprema ID, in which Suprema’s FAP20-certified BM-Slim2 fingerprint modules were integrated into the Elyctis ID Box One 152 and 341 eID and ePassport readers.