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.

 

Verato signs partner and wins top ranking among patient matching services

Cloud-based patient matching company Verato has signed up advance care planning company ADVault as the first partner in its Powered…

 

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

 

Japan considers facial recognition to reduce health insurance fraud

Japan’s government is considering implementing biometric facial recognition checks to identify patients using the ‘My Number’ identification card for health…

 

Swiss hospital trials 3D finger vein biometrics from Global ID to secure patient records

Jura Hospital in Switzerland is testing a 3D finger vein biometric identification system from Global ID to meet requirements for…

 

NextGate argues for patient matching technology to promote healthcare interoperability

NextGate has submitted its views on patient matching for proposed rules to promote interoperability to the Centers for Medicare and…

 

Report says IoT proliferation and insufficient access controls exposing healthcare systems to data theft

The proliferation of IoT devices in the healthcare industry, insufficient access controls, unpartitioned networks and a reliance on legacy IT…

 

NEC and Nagasaki University partner for global health and biometric authentication program

NEC Corporation has partnered with Nagasaki University to establish a program on global health and biometric authentication for Nagasaki University’s…

 

Imprivata and Verato combine biometrics and referential matching for patient records

Imprivata and Verato have announced a partnership to combine biometrics with referential matching to provide healthcare organizations with unprecedented accuracy…

 

Remote systems for health monitoring and doctor consultations leveraging facial recognition developed

A pair of health diagnostic systems powered by facial biometrics have been separately developed by companies in the U.S. and…

 

Biometric verification introduced for foreign worker health screening in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) said that the foreign worker health screening biometric system, designed to address…

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