Healthcare Biometrics

Healthcare biometrics refers to biometric applications in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or for use in monitoring patients. This can include access control, identification, workforce management or patient record storage. Read our research report on biometrics and healthcare.

An Indian government agency is proposing that blood donor’s identities be biometrically verified to prevent the use of fake credentials…

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Imprivata partners with DigiCert to streamline identity proofing workflows for electronic prescriptions

Imprivata and federally approved certificate authority DigiCert have announced a partnership to deliver a streamlined, fully integrated workflow for remote…

 

Element to provide software-only palm biometrics for PSI healthcare access initiative

Element is partnering with health organization Population Services International (PSI) to pilot a biometric identification platform to support community health…

 

ImageWare partners with Gatekeeper Innovation to tackle opioid crisis with biometrics

ImageWare Systems has announced a partnership with Gatekeeper Innovation to combine their technologies to combat the national opioid epidemic in…

 

Singapore emergency responders to identify patients with biometrics by 2020

Paramedics and emergency service (EMS) responders in Singapore will be able to identify patients with fingerprints by 2020 to save…

 

Singapore to extend national biometric ID system to banking and healthcare sectors, expand facial recognition at borders

Singapore’s government is planning a trial of a National Digital Identity Facial Biometric System, which could enable banks and healthcare…

 

Medical biometrics R&D proving to also have wide-ranging security applications

Rapidly advancing mobile-device technologies and information-sharing platforms like “wearable devices,” are hurriedly being developed which can “capture a wide variety…

 

Integrated Biometrics tech enables anonymous mobile HIV testing in South Africa

South African non-governmental organization “Shout It Now” is using fingerprint sensors from Integrated Biometrics in its mobile testing vans to…

 

Standards needed for biometrics and other data to tap potential of electronic health records

Patient matching needs to be significantly improved with a national strategy and standards agreed to by health organizations and technology…

 

Fujitsu biometric remote patient engagement software launched to Epic marketplace

Fujitsu America has launched its MedClick medication adherence and patient engagement product to the Epic App Orchard marketplace to help…

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