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NADRA extends biometric ID-linked health insurance to Punjab

Pakistan’s identity authority, the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA), has signed an agreement with the Ministry of National Health Services…


Ethiopia uses Mastercard platform to launch biometric digital health pass

The Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Mastercard, Gavi, and JSI (John Snow, Inc) have partnered on a digital, portable health pass…


Certify’s face biometrics to ID hospital patients in Washington, D.C. area

The Virginia Hospital Center Health System will begin identifying patients with facial recognition to curb fraud and patient misidentification. The…


Healthcare biometrics market to exceed $74B by 2028 amid ‘phantom claim’ fight

The global healthcare market for biometrics is set to reach a value of $74.08 billion by 2028 as healthcare providers…


Arkansas suit shows why trust can’t be assumed in biometrics matters

The operator and owners of a former hospital in Arkansas are going to court because they allegedly abandoned their patients’…


NextGate acquired by Lyniate, releases interoperable digital ID solution for healthcare

Digital identity solutions provider NextGate has entered a new definitive merger agreement with Lyniate, a company focusing on healthcare data…


Veriff targets healthcare fraud with new biometric identity verification platform

Veriff has released a new suite of biometrics-powered identity verification solutions designed specifically for the healthcare industry. According to the…


Biometrics for every stage of a more effective global COVID-19 response

A new white paper outlines the benefits and risks of integrating biometrics in response to COVID-19 in humanitarian and developing…


Ghana unveils plan to assign digital IDs to newborns

As a continuation of the national digital transformation agenda in the health sector, pregnant women in Ghana will soon be…

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