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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.

A World Food Programme accelerator scheme for digital health startups aimed at better pandemic preparedness has selected one that integrates…

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How digital identity improved infection control during the Covid pandemic

The use of digital identity and identity access management (IAM) technologies in hospital settings during the COVID-19 pandemic improved infection…

 

Health care digital ID manager integrates with portal maker

Patient portal firm Meditech says its software now works with Identos‘ open standards-based digital ID management software. It means that…

 

Inadequate regulations, standards a problem for health care biometrics, says study

Interviews with 12 U.S. health care and biometrics technology insiders show a high level of sophistication when it comes to…

 

Japan to integrate health insurance cards into My Number digital ID in digitization push

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to discontinue its current health insurance card system and integrate its functionalities within the…

 

US creeps towards digital ID legislation as election looms

The U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has voted to advance the Improving Digital Identity Act, moving one…

 

Patient data privacy should be a focus of patient safety, say industry insiders

Not that many people would have heard about it, but September 17 was World Patient Safety Day, and the United…

 

Biometric vehicle cabin monitoring promises safer occupants

A new report on the future of technology embedded in the driver and passenger seats of automobiles suggests biometrics will…

 

Simprints hiring consultant to evaluate biometrics pilot for young children in Bangladesh

Biometrics non-profit Simprints is seeking a consultant to perform monitoring and evaluation for a trial project to use fingerprints to…

 

Biometric wallet, facial recognition deployed for patients in US, Israel

MSP Recovery has deployed its biometrics-enabled app, LifeWallet as part of a new pilot program with Miami-based care provider Cano…

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