The healthcare sector represents a byzantine industry with a complex set of technological needs. Accordingly, it’s an area in which biometric technology offers some compelling applications, and is starting to make some serious inroads.
It’s no wonder, then, that such technologies showed a stronger presence than ever at this year’s healthcare IT-focused HIMSS conference in Orlando this week. A range of newly-announced solutions helped to illustrate the various ways in which biometric technology can make an impact in healthcare.
Here’s a sampling:
New security solutions were unveiled for healthcare providers, in the form of both software and hardware:
There were also new solutions for patients, including a biometric wearable designed to monitor key vital signs and a mobile to help patients and visitors navigate bewildering hospital facilities:
A new AI system pointed to the future of medical documentation:
And, of course, top leaders from the biometrics and identity verification industries were on hand to discuss how their solutions and biometric technologies in general can help to revolutionize healthcare IT:
February 15, 2019 – by Alex Perala