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Could doctors be the key to trust in the biometrics machine?

A new Pew Charitable Trusts study into Americans’ thoughts about sharing their medical data holds a surprising clue in the…


Biometric claims processing by Malawi health insurance firm yields progress one year on

MacDonald Wella, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WEMAS, a Malawian health insurance firm which uses biometrics to process insurance…


Health care biometrics still must learn to play with others

Integration is the monster in the closet getting noisier and noisier from digital identity authentication companies serving the health care…


Indian government developing family digital ID, health app sparks consent concerns

India’s federal government is in the preliminary stages of developing a ‘Universal Family ID,’ similar to India’s current biometric Aadhaar…


Certify Health biometrics to facilitate patient management at clinics, hospital

Three of Geisinger’s clinics and a hospital in Pennsylvania have now been equipped with a biometric positive patient identification (PPID)…


The time is ripe for digital passports in healthcare

By Daniel Cidon, CTO, NextGate Following the pandemic’s year and a half of unprecedented challenges there is a silver lining….


The new meatball surgery: Health care deploys face biometrics

A facial recognition explainer for health care executives posted by law publisher JD Supra ends with one of the more straight-faced…


Healthcare biometrics: Simplifying healthcare data security

By Swapna Supekar, team leader at Market Research Future The healthcare sector, which is undergoing reform to deliver faster, safer,…


ID4Africa debates digital health passes: more collaboration, clarity needed

The challenge for governments standing up digital health pass systems is not whether the appropriate technology exists, it is sorting…


Startup’s biometric system facilitates health insurance claims in Kenya

A biometric platform built by LCT Africa, a Nairobi-based ICT startup in Kenya, is now helping to facilitate the management…

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