WALL, NJ–(Marketwire – Mar 4, 2013) – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that the company will be attending the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 3rd – 7th supporting our partners as they present BIO-key technology to attendees at the HIMSS conference.
BIO-key will have a strong presence at HIMSS 2013, as healthcare partners such as Allscripts, Epic, IBM, CA Technologies, Caradigm, Indigo Identyware and Healthcast attending the event offer BIO-key solutions.
Company partners will be offering demonstrations of integrated solutions for secure, compliant two-factor authentication. BIO-key customer McKesson will also be in attendance at HIMSS. Our fingerprint biometric technology is embedded within their AcuDoseRx® automated medication dispensing cabinets.
BIO-key’s fingerprint biometric technology offers strong authentication in addition to optimum convenience enabling healthcare providers to greatly reduce or eliminate the use of passwords, cards and tokens and increase the amount of time caring for patients. The company’s software achieved top scores for speed and accuracy in the most recent National Institute for Standards of Technology (NIST) biometric evaluation. NIST sets the standards for the DEA ePrescription compliance guidelines.
“The HIMSS conference allows BIO-key and our healthcare partners to co-present innovative solutions for EHR systems to the CEO’s and CIO’s from leading hospitals and clinics,” stated Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key. “The provider’s frustration with passwords along with the organizations requirement to meet strict ePrescription compliance guidelines is motivating healthcare executives to educate themselves about the benefits of integrating BIO-key technology.”
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers. BIO-key’s award winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world’s largest identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity, and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key’s technology is offered directly or by market leading partners around the world. (http://www.bio-key.com)
Contact: BIO-key International, Inc., Scott Mahnken, 732-359-1113
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