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.

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Digital identity solutions for health status verification evaluated by aviation and hospitality industries

UK airports are considering which digital identity apps, most of which include biometrics, can help them restore travelers’ confidence in…

 

Simprints awarded for biometric ID technology to secure healthcare and vaccine delivery

Simprints has been recognized for its work delivering biometric technology to create and leverage digital identity for healthcare by multiple organizations,…

 

Imprivata adds touchless biometric palm scanner for safe patient matching

Digital identity firm Imprivata has partnered with biometric device supplier Keyo on a new contactless biometric palm scanner for its…

 

Biometrics in the medical industry is blooming- what’s next?

This is a guest post written by Sarah Amundsson, senior business developer at Shufti Pro. Data security is an increasing…

 

Biometric app for dementia patient management set to launch

A biometric application vital for the management of persons suffering from dementia is set to be launched in the course…

 

Simprints biometric vaccine management solution among winners of MIT healthcare challenge

A biometric system for vaccine delivery entered by Simprints Technology is among the winners of MIT Solve’s Health Security &…

 

Study tests if smartwatch biometrics could spot early COVID-19 clues

Fans of siccing biometrics on COVID-19 have another possible solution. Purdue University is studying the possibility that an AI-enabled smartwatch…

 

Heart biometrics launched to Samsung wearables, military tests illness prediction with Garmin and Oura

Samsung wearables in the U.S. are gaining a biometric function, and the country’s military is testing wearables from Garmin and…

 

EU research group talks up access control, biometrics in healthcare

A European Union-funded innovation project called Panacea is showing biometric access control software tools that would be a part of…

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