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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.

 

Malawi health insurance company introduces biometric cards to check fraud claims

A company providing health insurance services in the Southern African nation of Malawi is introducing smart biometric cards for its…

 

Elenium’s touchless biometric fever detection kiosk set for rollout after regulatory approval

Australian technology company, Elenium Automation (EA), has announced that its touchless fever detection kiosk with eye tracking and voice biometrics,…

 

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…

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