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.

 

Unisys provides biometric authentication for rapid COVID-19 testing solution

Unisys and Inspire Health Alliance have formed a relationship to support COVID-19 testing with biometric authentication, according to a company announcement….

 

Deep learning tool analyzes biometric data from selfies to detect heart disease

New medical research published in the European Heart Journal discusses how four patient biometric “selfies” could be enough for a…

 

Dispension’s biometric opioid vending machines ready for Canada-wide roll out

Dispension Industries is expanding its biometric opioid vending machine network, following a successful pilot launched in December 2019 in Vancouver’s…

 

Bipartisan push for a national patient digital ID soldiers on

A U.S. Representative is trying again to break a circular illogic that prevents federal money from funding a national patient…

 

Lapetus Solutions working on biometrics-based selfie face analytics for aging

AI company Lapetus Solutions has been developing analytical solutions for the insurance market that leverage biometric facial recognition with selfies…

 

HIPAA relaxation boosts telehealth services, Imprivata digital identity secures clinician services

Since COVID-19 confirmed how unpredictable the world is, the healthcare industry has been more interested than ever in implementing advanced…

 

Trust Stamp integrating biometric hash solution with Mastercard on children’s vaccine record system

Digital identity capabilities from Trust Stamp are now being integrated with Mastercard’s Wellness Pass solution, which it will launch in cooperation…

 

Researchers use facial recognition to identify patients in Kenya, develop custom 3D-printed masks

An open source biometric facial recognition system described in a study by Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at Vanderbilt University Martin…

 

Nvidia offers edge AI software, hardware for AI and biometrics to hospitals on the frontline

Nvidia, best known for its high-powered graphics processing units (GPUs), has new software and AI models that the company expects…

 

Biometrics in healthcare – the right place, the right time

This is a guest post by Kim Martin, Vice President of Marketing at ID R&D. Across industries, the use of…

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