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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about healthcare. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about healthcare. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Global lessons from digitally identifying the poor for health in Cambodia, India, Rwanda

Digital technologies help in the development of health schemes, according to the findings of a new publication from the WHO….


Blockchain pushes healthcare digital ID applications further in India, South Korea

India’s National Health Authority has selected Life Clips’ subsidiary Belfrics to issue roughly one million Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA)…


Face biometrics from Veridas, CyberLink applied to events, banking

From hospitals to cosmetics counters, facial biometrics technology continues to be adopted for novel uses across industries — and at…


WFP accelerator selects biometrics, digital ID integrators for pandemic preparedness

A World Food Programme accelerator scheme for digital health startups aimed at better pandemic preparedness has selected one that integrates…


How digital identity improved infection control during the Covid pandemic

The use of digital identity and identity access management (IAM) technologies in hospital settings during the COVID-19 pandemic improved infection…


How period tracker concerns have brought data privacy issues into the foreground

By Fraser Edwards, co-founder and CEO at cheqd. The recent period tracker scandal has sharpened conversations about data privacy and…


Linxens takes majority stake in Sweden’s Nile to boost healthcare wearables development

Linxens is acquiring a majority stake in Nile, a company that makes printed electronics, NFC and wearable solutions for the…


Health care digital ID manager integrates with portal maker

Patient portal firm Meditech says its software now works with Identos‘ open standards-based digital ID management software. It means that…


Simprints continues hiring after largest ever grant – chief people and culture officer

UK nonprofit Simprints is on the hunt for a new member of its team. The appointee into the new role…


SingHealth runs facial recognition pilots for visitor management at hospitals

Singapore’s largest hospital group SingHealth has introduced biometric entry systems at two of its hospitals in a joint project with…

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