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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.

 

Healthcare digital identity immature? Imprivata can answer that

Imprivata has developed a new tool for healthcare delivery organizations to assess the maturity of their digital identity systems and identify…

 

850 Kenyan hospitals sue national insurance fund over biometric patient registration

850 hospitals are suing Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in a dispute over the requirement to install equipment to…

 

Could doctors be the key to trust in the biometrics machine?

A new Pew Charitable Trusts study into Americans’ thoughts about sharing their medical data holds a surprising clue in the…

 

Biometric claims processing by Malawi health insurance firm yields progress one year on

MacDonald Wella, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WEMAS, a Malawian health insurance firm which uses biometrics to process insurance…

 

Health care biometrics still must learn to play with others

Integration is the monster in the closet getting noisier and noisier from digital identity authentication companies serving the health care…

 

Ghana to become first country to use contactless biometrics in national vaccination program

The Ghana Health Service in partnership with Gavi and Arm will begin a biometric-based national vaccination program in October 2021…

 

Certify Health biometrics to facilitate patient management at clinics, hospital

Three of Geisinger’s clinics and a hospital in Pennsylvania have now been equipped with a biometric positive patient identification (PPID)…

 

Imprivata launches face biometrics for healthcare through Aware and Idemia partnership

Imprivata is bringing facial recognition to the healthcare industry through a new biometrics partnership with Aware and Idemia. The new…

 

The time is ripe for digital passports in healthcare

By Daniel Cidon, CTO, NextGate Following the pandemic’s year and a half of unprecedented challenges there is a silver lining….

 

The new meatball surgery: Health care deploys face biometrics

A facial recognition explainer for health care executives posted by law publisher JD Supra ends with one of the more straight-faced…

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