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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.

Both HID Global and Imprivata have announced new products that leverage biometrics to fight duplicate accounts, perform patient identification and…

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Digital ID deployment playing crucial role in African healthcare delivery

Stakeholders in the healthcare sector have agreed that digital ID, no matter what format it takes, can make massive contributions…

 

Biometric patient ID verification draws $40M investment, launched to secure telehealth

Patient identity verification and health profile providers have made steps to advance healthcare and telehealth. Digital healthcare platform b.well Connected…

 

Tiko Africa seeks partner for voice biometrics collection project in Kenya

Tiko Africa, an organization that offers sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services to young people and adolescent girls in five…

 

US pols want a voluntary patient-record matching standard

A toothless bill that would create a minimum rate for digital patient records has been proposed in the lower house…

 

Hospitals have heard for years to deploy ID infrastructure; here’s a new nudge

A day’s not complete in the digital ID world until someone (and usually it’s many people) shakes a stick accusingly…

 

ID.me provides digital ID verification for milestone in patient health records access

Responding to ongoing demand in healthcare for better ways to access and manage personal medical records online, secure digital identity…

 

NEC showcases face biometrics system that takes vital signs

Biometrics developer and electronics giant NEC has presented a new facial recognition product that can take vital signs from individuals…

 

Govt says biometrics used to aid and abet massive health insurance fraud in Kenya

A report recently released by Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha, has unveiled extensive fraud within the country’s National Health…

 

Seeking right combo, Predictmedix adds face biometrics to security stations

A life-sciences AI software maker says it has added facial recognition to its contactless, real-time patient ID verification system. Executives…

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