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.

 

ID.me biometric identity proofing selected for healthcare EPCS compliance by Allscripts

Allscripts has selected ID.me to provide identity proofing and multifactor authentication for healthcare providers using its electronic health record platforms…

 

IOM issues RFI for biometric systems for health assessment programs

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has issued a request for information (RFI) inviting biometrics companies and service providers to…

 

Patientory healthcare app integrates IrisGuard biometric authentication

Healthcare data company Patientory Inc. and IrisGuard have announced the integration of IrisGuard’s biometric authentication technology with the Patientory App…

 

Indian government agency suggests biometric verification for blood donor screening

An Indian government agency is proposing that blood donor’s identities be biometrically verified to prevent the use of fake credentials…

 

Imprivata partners with DigiCert to streamline identity proofing workflows for electronic prescriptions

Imprivata and federally approved certificate authority DigiCert have announced a partnership to deliver a streamlined, fully integrated workflow for remote…

 

Element to provide software-only palm biometrics for PSI healthcare access initiative

Element is partnering with health organization Population Services International (PSI) to pilot a biometric identification platform to support community health…

 

ImageWare partners with Gatekeeper Innovation to tackle opioid crisis with biometrics

ImageWare Systems has announced a partnership with Gatekeeper Innovation to combine their technologies to combat the national opioid epidemic in…

 

Singapore emergency responders to identify patients with biometrics by 2020

Paramedics and emergency service (EMS) responders in Singapore will be able to identify patients with fingerprints by 2020 to save…

 

Singapore to extend national biometric ID system to banking and healthcare sectors, expand facial recognition at borders

Singapore’s government is planning a trial of a National Digital Identity Facial Biometric System, which could enable banks and healthcare…

 

Medical biometrics R&D proving to also have wide-ranging security applications

Rapidly advancing mobile-device technologies and information-sharing platforms like “wearable devices,” are hurriedly being developed which can “capture a wide variety…

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