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.

 

Imprivata collaborates on biometric SSO and digital identity for clinical mobility with Microsoft

Imprivata has entered new digital identity collaborations with Microsoft to drive clinical mobility by providing seamless access with Imprivata Identity…

 

Liechtenstein to provide citizens with biometric bracelets to contain coronavirus

Liechtenstein has introduced a tech program to provide biometric bracelets for its citizens to monitor COVID-19 in real-time and keep…

 

Duke researchers to collect biometrics from wearables in search for early COVID-19 detection method

Do smartphones and biometric wearables already contain the data we need to know if we have become infected with the…

 

Biometrics could help identify those with antibodies and needing vaccines as coronavirus lockdowns lift

Biometric identification could provide an invaluable tool for countries lifting coronavirus lockdowns, and in ensuring an eventual vaccine reaches vulnerable…

 

Oura biometric wearable tested with healthcare professionals for early coronavirus detection

A national study of a biometric wearable for early onset detection of COVID-19 has been launched, with Oura Rings worn…

 

Global ID and Idiap Research Institute to develop contactless vein biometric scanner for hospitals

A new project to develop a contactless scanner for biometric hand vein identification has been launched by Global ID and…

 

Russian healthcare digitalization bill for remote patients includes biometrics for authentication

Members of Russia’s Federation Council and Parliament (Duma) have drafted a bill to digitalize healthcare with biometric authentication for more…

 

Potential $2B Imprivata sale put on hold as uncertainty rattles markets

The potential $2 billion sale of Imprivata has been put on hold by Thoma Bravo, the private equity firm that…

 

AT&T Healthcare leverages LifeMedID, Elo for frictionless biometric patient experience

AT&T Healthcare has chosen OrangeHook subsidiary LifeMedID and interactive solution provider Elo to provide a frictionless check-in technology supporting different…

 

Imprivata delivers single sign-on, identity governance solutions for healthcare organizations

A pair of new integrations of Imprivata authentication technologies including OneSign have been launched by the company to streamline identity…

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