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.

 

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…

 

It’s 2020: Why is patient matching still so hard?

Anyone of a certain age will remember the early Internet’s utopian promises: democratic governments the norm; truth the global currency,…

 

London Ambulance Service using biometrics and iPads to access patient data

London Ambulance Service is using iPads with biometric fingerprint recognition for NHS healthcare professionals to gain faster, more secure access…

 

Mumbai introduces biometric attendance system for HIV patients

The Mumbai District State Aids Control Society (MDACS) is using biometric fingerprint identification to register and keep track of the…

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