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.

 

Biometrics summit in Istanbul to be held in November

Turkey’s first biometrics summit will be held on November 19 and will provide an opportunity for sharing comprehensive information on…

 

Imaging Biometrics, LLC working to improve MRI results in Europe

Imaging Biometrics, LLC has signed an agreement with the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) to evaluate…

 

Holzer Health Systems enrolls 20,000 in biometric ID program

Since July, the Holzer Health Systems in southeastern Ohio, in partnership with biometric firm CrossChx, have voluntarily enrolled over 20,000…

 

United Nations using biometrics to identify refugees in Senegal

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in partnership with the Senegalese government, recently launched a…

 

European Biometrics Research and Industry Awards 2013 applications open

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has announced its seventh European Biometrics Research and Industry Award 2013. These prestigious, annual…

 

ID World International Congress debuts in Frankfurt

The 11th ID World International Congress event took place last week in its new home of Frankfurt, Germany. More than…

 

VoiceVault fights back against voice biometrics fraudsters

Last Friday, VoiceVault released performance results of its latest voice biometric replay detection platform. For the financial services industry, these…

 

Medbox to establish pharmaceutical biometric device division

Medbox, Inc., a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine…

 

Biometric criminal record checks for U.S. job applicants increase

According to statistics from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, fingerprinting has exponentially increased as a method of checking job…

 

NADRA introduces Pakistan’s new biometric smart ID cards

NADRA Chairman Tariq Malik announced Pakistan’s roll out of new smart ID cards last week. The announcement was made at…

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