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.

India should digitize its healthcare system with interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) and Aadhaar-based biometric patient identification, according to a…

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Intent Solutions biometric medication control device used in Kentucky hepatitis C program

The fingerprint biometric capabilities of the “tad” medication dispenser from Intent Solutions are providing medication adherence tracking as part of…

 

Healthcare organizations relying on legacy patient identity management technologies

More than half of healthcare organizations (58 percent) consider their patient portals to have above average or superior cybersecurity, despite…

 

Fingerprints being piloted for prisoner medication access and drug tests in UK

A pair of programs in the UK are introducing biometric fingerprinting technology, in one case to distribute drugs and in…

 

U.S. hospital applies biometric facial recognition to cancer treatment verification after FDA approval

Parker Adventist Hospital in Colorado is using biometric facial recognition from Vision RT to confirm the identity and treatment of…

 

Verato signs partner and wins top ranking among patient matching services

Cloud-based patient matching company Verato has signed up advance care planning company ADVault as the first partner in its Powered…

 

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

 

Japan considers facial recognition to reduce health insurance fraud

Japan’s government is considering implementing biometric facial recognition checks to identify patients using the ‘My Number’ identification card for health…

 

Swiss hospital trials 3D finger vein biometrics from Global ID to secure patient records

Jura Hospital in Switzerland is testing a 3D finger vein biometric identification system from Global ID to meet requirements for…

 

NextGate argues for patient matching technology to promote healthcare interoperability

NextGate has submitted its views on patient matching for proposed rules to promote interoperability to the Centers for Medicare and…

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