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VIDEO: HID Global Illustrates How Mobile Tech Can Transform Healthcare

VIDEO: HID Global Illustrates How Mobile Tech Can Transform Healthcare

It has taken a bit of time for the mobile revolution to really reach the healthcare sector in a substantial way, but if the solutions showcased at this year’s HIMSS offer any indication, it’s really happening now. And HID Global, in particular, is illustrating the various ways that cutting-edge mobile technology can offer transformative benefits…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Biometric technology offers a wide range of applications, and has helped to fuel huge technological innovations in areas like mobile devices and financial services. Now, it’s starting to make a big impact in the world of healthcare, with a burgeoning market expected to grow considerably in the coming years. One forecast from last year, for…

Data a Central Concern in New HIMSS Predictions for 2019

Data a Central Concern in New HIMSS Predictions for 2019

HIMSS has launched a new annual predictions report, with the inaugural publication entitled, “2019 Healthcare Trends Forecast: The Beginning of a Consumer-Driven Reformation”. The white paper includes insights from leaders across HIMSS and its partner organizations Health 2.0, Healthbox, and PCHAlliance. In a statement announcing the new publication, HIMMS offered a few highlights from its…

Imprivata Integrates DigiCert Tech Into EPCS Solution

Imprivata Integrates DigiCert Tech Into EPCS Solution

Imprivata has further refined its biometric patient identification platform through a new partnership with DigiCert, a specialist in digital document verification. The companies are collaborating on Imprivata’s Confirm ID solution for Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances, or EPCS. Confirm ID offers DEA-compliant authentication for EPCS through the use of a system called Hands Free Authentication,…

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

Fujitsu’s flagship biometric solution has attained EPCS certification from an accredited testing lab, the company has announced. The certification offers further validation to the PalmSecure palm vein scanning system’s utility in e-prescriptions. The Electronic Prescription for Controlled Substances regulation is essentially concerned with enabling and regulating the ability of medical practitioners to issue electronic prescriptions…

Linking EPCS to Drug Monitoring Programs Could Help Fight Opioid Crisis: HID Global

Linking EPCS to Drug Monitoring Programs Could Help Fight Opioid Crisis: HID Global

HID Global is urging policymakers in the US to link electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS) to the databases of prescription drug monitoring programs as a means of combating America’s opioid addiction crisis. Jerry Cox, part of HID Global’s IdenTrust team, put forward the argument at this week’s Food & Drug Administration hearings on the…

Imprivata Launches EPCS Platform in UK

Imprivata Launches EPCS Platform in UK

Imprivata has launched its flagship EPCS platform, Confirm ID, in the UK. Announcing its availability in a statement, the company highlighted its security features, including its fingerprint-based login capability. In so doing, Imprivata also pointed to a serious need for such security, citing a recent Information Commissioner’s Office report on the National Health Service that…

Imprivata to Showcase Tech at HIMSS16

Imprivata to Showcase Tech at HIMSS16

Imprivata plans to showcase its healthcare solutions at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition. Organized by the not-for-profit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the conference aims to highlight IT solutions for the healthcare market. As such, it offers the perfect opportunity for Imprivata to show off its technological solutions. The company hasn’t yet specified all…

Imprivata Extends Confirm ID Platform Beyond EPCS

Imprivata Extends Confirm ID Platform Beyond EPCS

Healthcare IT security specialist Imprivata has announced an upgrade to Imprivata Confirm ID. The company has integrated the Capsule SmartLinx Neuron 2 mobile clinical computer into its flagship platform. SmartLinx Neuron 2 is basically a small computer designed to manage connectivity with various medical devices in order to facilitate integration of vital signs with the…

Partnership with HealthIDx Expands BIO-key Presence in EPCS

Partnership with HealthIDx Expands BIO-key Presence in EPCS

BIO-key has entered into a major new partnership that will help extend the reach in the ePrescription market. The company is now working with HealthIDx, a federal Credential Services Provider (CSP). Essentially, the aim is to bring together BIO-key’s biometric identification technologies and HealthIDx’s authentication services as a standards-compliant CSP, helping client healthcare organizations to comply with DEA…

Caradigm Launches EPCS Solution

Caradigm Launches EPCS Solution

Enterprise staff health specialist Caradigm has added electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) to its Identity and Access Management (IAM) portfolio, the company has announced. Caradigm EPCS is designed with the aim of ensuring that that all federal and state EPCS requirements are met, ensuring healthcare practitioners can electronically prescribe medication with confidence that they…

WCA Hospital Implements Imprivata EPCS Solution

WCA Hospital Implements Imprivata EPCS Solution

Healthcare IT security specialist Imprivata has a new client in its roster, the company has announced. WCA Hospital, of Jamestown, New York, is now using Imprivata Confirm ID, the company’s signature platform for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). The hospital has decided to implement the solution in an effort to improve efficiency and…