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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 biometrics: Simplifying healthcare data security

By Swapna Supekar, team leader at Market Research Future The healthcare sector, which is undergoing reform to deliver faster, safer,…

 

Healthcare MFA competition concerns scuttle Imprivata-Isosec deal

Negotiations by Imprivata to acquire Isosec have fallen through after the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) expressed concerns that…

 

Microsoft looks to bring Nuance biometrics to healthcare in Philippines

A top official from Microsoft says the tech giant is considering bringing its conversational artificial intelligence (AI) technology to the…

 

‘Biometrics are not a magic solution’ Simprints CEO cautions

Using biometrics for the sake of it can jeopardize projects, according to the CEO of biometrics firm Simprints. In his…

 

Startup’s biometric system facilitates health insurance claims in Kenya

A biometric platform built by LCT Africa, a Nairobi-based ICT startup in Kenya, is now helping to facilitate the management…

 

Ghana to trial biometric solution from Simprints for vaccine delivery program

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced plans to use Simprints’ award-winning vaccine management biometric solution to identity citizens within…

 

SecuGen fingerprint biometrics selected to secure medication in care facilities

Medication cart provider Phoenix LTC has chosen SecuGen biometrics to upgrade its StatSafe product line, an automated medication management system…

 

NEC and BioRugged provide thermal cameras to fight COVID, biometric solution launched by WildFaces

NEC and BioRugged are helping deploy systems for body temperature checks in Kenya and South Africa, respectively, for COVID-19 spread…

 

ID2020 and Bangladesh government issue RFP for biometrics-linked healthcare digital ID

A request for proposals (RFP) has been published as part of a collaborative effort to provide a portable, biometrics-backed digital…

 

Apple Watch biometric readings for COVID detection investigated

Apple has partnered with researchers from the University of Washington (UW) to explore how the Apple Watch could help predict…

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