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.

Biometric identification could provide an invaluable tool for countries lifting coronavirus lockdowns, and in ensuring an eventual vaccine reaches vulnerable…

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Oura biometric wearable tested with healthcare professionals for early coronavirus detection

A national study of a biometric wearable for early onset detection of COVID-19 has been launched, with Oura Rings worn…

 

Global ID and Idiap Research Institute to develop contactless vein biometric scanner for hospitals

A new project to develop a contactless scanner for biometric hand vein identification has been launched by Global ID and…

 

Russian healthcare digitalization bill for remote patients includes biometrics for authentication

Members of Russia’s Federation Council and Parliament (Duma) have drafted a bill to digitalize healthcare with biometric authentication for more…

 

Potential $2B Imprivata sale put on hold as uncertainty rattles markets

The potential $2 billion sale of Imprivata has been put on hold by Thoma Bravo, the private equity firm that…

 

AT&T Healthcare leverages LifeMedID, Elo for frictionless biometric patient experience

AT&T Healthcare has chosen OrangeHook subsidiary LifeMedID and interactive solution provider Elo to provide a frictionless check-in technology supporting different…

 

Imprivata delivers single sign-on, identity governance solutions for healthcare organizations

A pair of new integrations of Imprivata authentication technologies including OneSign have been launched by the company to streamline identity…

 

Telpo launches contactless facial biometric thermometer solution for disease control

Telpo has developed a terminal combining real-time facial recognition and temperature measurement to help with current measures for disease prevention…

 

Pew Trusts and RTI International to develop roadmap to boost biometric patient matching

With the use of biometrics increasing dramatically in a range of areas, including healthcare, The Pew Charitable Trusts and RTI…

 

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

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