healthcare biometrics

OnMed Provides Virtual Consultations with Launch of New Medical Stations

OnMed Provides Virtual Consultations with Launch of New Medical Stations

OnMed has officially launched its telemedicine station after six years of development. The OnMed Station is essentially a medical kiosk that is meant to be deployed in high traffic areas like universities, airports, hotels, and work campuses, standing as a self-contained unit where patients can receive a virtual consultation with a real-life physician. The station…

Industry Experts to Tackle Healthcare Biometrics This Wednesday in Live Webcast

Industry Experts to Tackle Healthcare Biometrics This Wednesday in Live Webcast

As FindBiometrics’ coverage over the course of the past month has demonstrated, biometric technology is coming to healthcare in a big way. Through reliable and efficient patient identification, strong protection of digital medical records, AI-driven medical diagnosis, and more, biometrics are starting to make a real impact for healthcare providers and patients alike. But with…

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.…

ImageWare to Debut New Identity Platform at RSA 2019

ImageWare to Debut New Identity Platform at RSA 2019

“Identity IS the new security perimeter and the breadth of our Digital Identity Platform distinguishes us from basic two-factor authentication, biometric, and digital proofing companies. Our solutions are perfect for enterprises, IT Service Providers, and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) across a wide range of industries and vertical markets.” – Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare Systems…

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…

BRIEF: Cutting-Edge IT at HIMSS 2019

BRIEF: Cutting-Edge IT at HIMSS 2019

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…

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…

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…

ImageWare, Gatekeeper Innovation Team Up to Fight Opioid Epidemic

ImageWare, Gatekeeper Innovation Team Up to Fight Opioid Epidemic

“This collaboration could help to fight the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in America, which is estimated to have resulted in nearly 48,000 overdose deaths last year alone.” A new partnership will see ImageWare intensify its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic: The company has teamed up with Gatekeeper Innovation, a firm that offers a medication…

New AI System Can Spot Eye Disease Better Than Doctors

New AI System Can Spot Eye Disease Better Than Doctors

AI-driven computer vision could help to save organic human vision, with a new automated system able to identify over 50 eye diseases more accurately than doctors. It’s the product of a collaboration between AI specialist DeepMind, the UK’s Moorfields eye hospital NHS foundation, and the University of College London. The system is designed to read…

Missouri Hospital Network Embraces Biometric Patient Identification

Missouri Hospital Network Embraces Biometric Patient Identification

“This technology will save lives.”- Jack Cole, IT Director, CoxHealth Missouri-based CoxHealth has become the latest healthcare provider to embrace Imprivata’s biometric patient identification system. Comprising a network of six hospitals, CoxHealth is a locally-owned, not-for-profit healthcare provider employing a staff of 11,000. It’s a significant operation, and therefore one that stands to reap some…