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.

 

U.S. hospital applies biometric facial recognition to cancer treatment verification after FDA approval

Parker Adventist Hospital in Colorado is using biometric facial recognition from Vision RT to confirm the identity and treatment of…

 

Verato signs partner and wins top ranking among patient matching services

Cloud-based patient matching company Verato has signed up advance care planning company ADVault as the first partner in its Powered…

 

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

 

Japan considers facial recognition to reduce health insurance fraud

Japan’s government is considering implementing biometric facial recognition checks to identify patients using the ‘My Number’ identification card for health…

 

Swiss hospital trials 3D finger vein biometrics from Global ID to secure patient records

Jura Hospital in Switzerland is testing a 3D finger vein biometric identification system from Global ID to meet requirements for…

 

NextGate argues for patient matching technology to promote healthcare interoperability

NextGate has submitted its views on patient matching for proposed rules to promote interoperability to the Centers for Medicare and…

 

Report says IoT proliferation and insufficient access controls exposing healthcare systems to data theft

The proliferation of IoT devices in the healthcare industry, insufficient access controls, unpartitioned networks and a reliance on legacy IT…

 

NEC and Nagasaki University partner for global health and biometric authentication program

NEC Corporation has partnered with Nagasaki University to establish a program on global health and biometric authentication for Nagasaki University’s…

 

Imprivata and Verato combine biometrics and referential matching for patient records

Imprivata and Verato have announced a partnership to combine biometrics with referential matching to provide healthcare organizations with unprecedented accuracy…

 

Remote systems for health monitoring and doctor consultations leveraging facial recognition developed

A pair of health diagnostic systems powered by facial biometrics have been separately developed by companies in the U.S. and…

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