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NADRA rolls out patient ID verification for transparency in organ transplants

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is introducing a new biometric patient ID verification system to enhance transparency in…


Clinical research shows infant fingerprint biometrics nearing real-world effectiveness

Confirming the identity of newborns in healthcare settings with biometrics may be within reach with current technology, according to a…


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)…


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…


Inadequate regulations, standards a problem for health care biometrics, says study

Interviews with 12 U.S. health care and biometrics technology insiders show a high level of sophistication when it comes to…


Japan to integrate health insurance cards into My Number digital ID in digitization push

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to discontinue its current health insurance card system and integrate its functionalities within the…


Patient data privacy should be a focus of patient safety, say industry insiders

Not that many people would have heard about it, but September 17 was World Patient Safety Day, and the United…


Simprints hiring consultant to evaluate biometrics pilot for young children in Bangladesh

Biometrics non-profit Simprints is seeking a consultant to perform monitoring and evaluation for a trial project to use fingerprints to…


Biometric wallet, facial recognition deployed for patients in US, Israel

MSP Recovery has deployed its biometrics-enabled app, LifeWallet as part of a new pilot program with Miami-based care provider Cano…

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