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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.


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…


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…

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