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.

 

Ft. Lauderdale police using electronic fingerprinting for background checks

Fort Lauderdale Police have introduced live scan fingerprinting for employment background checks. Live Scan captures fingerprints electronically and transmits them…

 

GCC to fingerprint, iris scan migrant workers for health purposes

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will take measures to make all migrant workers submit fingerprints and iris scans for health…

 

BIO-key discussed biometics for blood donor identification this weekend

Bio-key International presented at the American Association of Blood Banks annual meeting and CTTXPO in Boston this past weekend. This…

 

CITI profiles manageID biometric credential software

Creative Information Technology, Inc. (CITI) recently profiled manageID, its family of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) identity management and credentialing software products at…

 

Retired Florida police officer launches mobile biometrics business

An article in The Palm Beach Post, highlighted the story of a 56-year old former Florida Highway Patrol Trooper, Dwight…

 

Biometric Research Note: ImageWare Systems, Inc.

ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB : IWSY) is a “speculative buy” for both retail and institutional share market investors because the…

 

100 million Nigerians to be registered in new biometrics database

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) of Nigeria announced a proposal to register 100 million Nigerians in its recently introduced…

 

Michigan to use biometrics for patient records

The state of Michigan will soon implement PatientSecure, a biometrics-based solution to streamline its patient care record system. PatientSecure is…

 

Sir Alec Jeffreys, inventor of DNA fingerprinting, retires

Sir Alec Jeffreys is retiring from the University Of Leicester. Jeffreys was instrumental in changing criminal investigations around the world…

 

Biometric Research Note: Aware, Inc.

Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE) is a “speculative buy” for investors that are intent on holding equities that provide exposure to…

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