healthcare biometrics month

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Roundup

With the mobile biometrics revolution now having been underway for about half a decade, it’s high time that a similar revolution should come to healthcare. And it is coming: Biometric technologies are starting to have a major impact on a range of areas in this sector, from EPCS to patient identification and even medical diagnosis.…

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: AI-Driven Diagnosis

Healthcare Biometrics Month: AI-Driven Diagnosis

At its heart, healthcare has traditionally revolved around just a couple of basic practices: Looking for signs of illness in a patient, and listening to what the patient has to say about their symptoms. But these are by no means simple undertakings. A wide range of symptoms can be difficult to detect accurately, and can…

HIMSS Survey Finds Healthcare Security is Improving, but Legacy Systems Still Pose a Threat

HIMSS Survey Finds Healthcare Security is Improving, but Legacy Systems Still Pose a Threat

HIMSS has released its 2019 Cybersecurity Survey, generally finding improved cybersecurity awareness among healthcare organizations. Healthcare providers are devoting more funding to IT and taking advantage of the growing number of healthcare-specific solutions like Nuance’s Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant or OneBio’s blockchain platform. However, the survey also highlighted some glaring flaws in healthcare security, many…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: Empowering Patient ID

Healthcare Biometrics Month: Empowering Patient ID

Biometric identification and authentication technologies offer a wide range of potential uses, and thanks to their reliability and ease of use in verifying identity, they have been notably embraced by the financial services sector and government authorities. But there’s another vertical market where such biometric technologies can prove particularly impactful: Healthcare. High Stakes A key…

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…

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

February has come to an end and with it we must bring Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017 to a close. For the past four weeks FindBiometrics has turned its focus to biometrics, authentication, and identity technology in the healthcare space, with featured articles, exclusive interviews, and breaking news coverage in this exciting vertical market. Read on…

News Roundup: Preparing For MWC 2017

News Roundup: Preparing For MWC 2017

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our month-long examination of healthcare biometrics as the industry prepared to head to Barcelona for this week’s Mobile World Congress where we will be reporting live coverage. The industry news featured its share of privacy-focused headlines, in the meantime, while stories on fingerprint biometrics, facial recognition, and national ID rounded out…

Are Biometrics The Key to the Health IT Industry?

Are Biometrics The Key to the Health IT Industry?

by Kayla Matthews Did you know your heartbeat — the rhythm and timing in which your heart pumps — is unique to you? There are actually wearables that can measure this and convert your heartbeat into a kind of passcode. Amazing, right? Biometrics, in general, have the capacity to transform nearly every industry, one of…