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Healthcare Biometrics

Biometrics are used in doctors’ offices, hospitals, and other healthcare setting for ensuring accurate patient identification, or for monitoring patients. Applications can include access control or patient record storage. Patient monitoring outside of traditional healthcare settings can also employ biometrics, and biometrics are also being implemented for developing applications like electronic prescriptions and remote diagnosis.

 

Biometric verification is becoming part of the global health toolkit

Use cases for biometrics and digital ID in digital healthcare systems continue to proliferate globally. Indonesian healthcare authorities have deployed…

 

India’s NHA to advance digital healthcare via ABHA card tokenization

The National Health Authority’s (NHA) plan to digitize healthcare services in India has gone further along with the recent announcement…

 

Clear deal paves way for patient ID verification for Epic customers

Clear has made a major inroad into the healthcare sector, with a deal that sets it up for integration of…

 

AOK partners with T-Systems to secure digital identities in the healthcare sector

German medical insurance provider AOK has enlisted T-Systems to provide and manage secure digital identities for its 27 million policyholders….

 

WTTC calls for renewed effort on digital health passes through WHO network

Countries around the world should sign up to the Global Digital Health Certification Network (GDHCN) to align health checks for…

 

Finger vein biometrics from Global ID deployed in Namibia’s fight against HIV

A new application of Global ID’s finger vein biometrics to help reduce HIV Infections among vulnerable young people is launching…

 

Thai government to collect iris and face biometrics from Myanmar nationals

Thailand has launched a program to collect the iris and face biometrics of people from Myanmar, in what the government…

 

U.S. military’s health agency invites proposals for digital transformation initiative

The U.S. Army’s Defense Health Agency (DHA) has issued a call for submissions to address how digital transformation can be…

 

India orders integration of two health IDs to facilitate access to unified services

Since April 1, it has become compulsory for Indians to link their Central Government Health Services (CGHS) beneficiary ID with…

 

US healthcare industry in a ‘mad dash’ toward digital transformation

The quest to simplify patient healthcare records is its own miniature saga in technological history, and advances in decentralized digital…

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