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Biometric health record access proposed by Indian government committee

India should digitize its healthcare system with interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) and Aadhaar-based biometric patient identification, according to a…

 

Intent Solutions biometric medication control device used in Kentucky hepatitis C program

The fingerprint biometric capabilities of the “tad” medication dispenser from Intent Solutions are providing medication adherence tracking as part of…

 

Healthcare organizations relying on legacy patient identity management technologies

More than half of healthcare organizations (58 percent) consider their patient portals to have above average or superior cybersecurity, despite…

 

Taking biometric ID from rumors to government service delivery in Kenya

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

 

Fingerprints being piloted for prisoner medication access and drug tests in UK

A pair of programs in the UK are introducing biometric fingerprinting technology, in one case to distribute drugs and in…

 

U.S. hospital applies biometric facial recognition to cancer treatment verification after FDA approval

Parker Adventist Hospital in Colorado is using biometric facial recognition from Vision RT to confirm the identity and treatment of…

 

MasterCard and Orange: why global brands are delving into African biometrics

The speed at which African nations are implementing biometric systems for national ID and electoral rolls has created something of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigerian biometrics reach turning point, Ghana caught selling voter data

Developments across Nigeria’s digital ID projects have reached a certain momentum as more government departments require the country’s National Insurance…

 

The importance of voice biometrics in the healthcare industry

This is a guest post by Douwe Korff, Privacy/Data Protection Adviser at ValidSoft. New challenges are being posed to the…

 

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…

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