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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.

 

Biometrics in healthcare: The future is now

By Dan Cermak, Vice President of Architecture & Product Planning at Ambiq In this pandemic-influenced era, the topic of personal…

 

India struggles with digital health ID issuance and biometric vaccine management system

The CoWIN biometric vaccination management system being used in India is glitching, raising fears that it could hamper the country’s…

 

India to track vaccinations with Aadhaar biometrics

The Indian health ministry is directing states and union territories within the country to authenticate recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine…

 

Berkshire Biomedical raises $3M for dual biometric virtual health care solution

Berkshire Biomedical, a Dallas-based medical equipment manufacturer says it has secured its first-ever third-party funding to the tune of $3…

 

India says biometrics-backed CoWIN vaccine app will only track relevant vaccine data

India’s biometrics-backed coronavirus vaccine application, CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network), will comply with the government’s forthcoming Data Protection and Privacy…

 

Studies reveal smartwatch biometrics can detect COVID-19 before symptoms surface

Findings from some leading research institutions in the United States have confirmed that smartwatches and other wearables measuring biometrics like…

 

Whoop brings biometric health monitoring to PGA Tour as official wearable

The PGA Tour announced a new partnership with fitness tracking company Whoop to provide live insights into players’ biometrics during…

 

Biometric wearables deployed for worker safety, illness detection, therapy trial

Wearables with embedded biometric capabilities from Canaria are being used for safety monitoring, while devices from Garmin and Oura are…

 

Fitbit research suggests wearable biometrics tracking can detect COVID-19

A new research paper published by Fitbit suggests the wearable could be used to detect COVID-19 by monitoring the wearer’s…

 

Imprivata acquires Fairwarning to upgrade digital identity solution for healthcare

Imprivata has acquired patient privacy intelligence firm FairWarning to improve its healthcare-focused digital ID offering. The digital identity solution offered…

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