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 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…

 

Telpo launches contactless facial biometric thermometer solution for disease control

Telpo has developed a terminal combining real-time facial recognition and temperature measurement to help with current measures for disease prevention…

 

Pew Trusts and RTI International to develop roadmap to boost biometric patient matching

With the use of biometrics increasing dramatically in a range of areas, including healthcare, The Pew Charitable Trusts and RTI…

 

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

 

It’s 2020: Why is patient matching still so hard?

Anyone of a certain age will remember the early Internet’s utopian promises: democratic governments the norm; truth the global currency,…

 

London Ambulance Service using biometrics and iPads to access patient data

London Ambulance Service is using iPads with biometric fingerprint recognition for NHS healthcare professionals to gain faster, more secure access…

 

Mumbai introduces biometric attendance system for HIV patients

The Mumbai District State Aids Control Society (MDACS) is using biometric fingerprint identification to register and keep track of the…

 

CyberLink’s FaceMe AI-based engine integrated in AIoT iHospital service platform

CyberLink has partnered with iMedtac to equip its Smart Medicine Cabinet with AI facial recognition technology to boost security for…

 

PhilHealth to add biometric fingerprint scanning to end health insurance fraud

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) plans to adopt a smartphone-based biometric fingerprint scanning system in health facilities in the…

 

Not there yet: Biometrics to link developing world community, hospital patient data

Researchers who conducted a new study on an effort to assign biometric IDs to HIV patients in Kenya discovered that…

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