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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.

Kenyan civil servants are being urged to complete biometric registration for the country’s National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to make…

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Patients not anti-face biometrics, but won’t tolerate privacy missteps — research

A U.S. study probing the acceptability of using face biometrics for medical research shows that participants are worried about identification…

 

Certify Health face biometrics integrated by Elo to improve patient management

Certify Health is combining its face biometric Software as a Service (SaaS) platform Certify Care with Elo’s self-service touchscreen hardware…

 

Kenyans urged to register biometrics for health insurance

The Chief Executive Officer of Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has called on citizens not to drag their feet…

 

Imprivata and Microsoft renew digital ID collaboration on healthcare tools

Imprivata has renewed its collaboration with Microsoft to include two of its flagship digital identity solutions, OneSign and Confirm ID,…

 

‘Narrow opportunity’ to use biometrics for fair COVID global vaccination programming

“An effective vaccination program will falter if we don’t invest in the information infrastructure for vaccine delivery in developed and…

 

Smartphones have handed us the key to frictionless patient experiences

By Daniel Cidon, CTO, NextGate Since the beginning of healthcare’s digital revolution, organizations have been striving to achieve the Triple…

 

Healthcare digital identity immature? Imprivata can answer that

Imprivata has developed a new tool for healthcare delivery organizations to assess the maturity of their digital identity systems and identify…

 

850 Kenyan hospitals sue national insurance fund over biometric patient registration

850 hospitals are suing Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in a dispute over the requirement to install equipment to…

 

Could doctors be the key to trust in the biometrics machine?

A new Pew Charitable Trusts study into Americans’ thoughts about sharing their medical data holds a surprising clue in the…

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