HealthCare

Biometric Healthcare Market to Reach $13.9B by 2025: Credence Research

Biometric Healthcare Market to Reach $13.9B by 2025: Credence Research

The global biometric healthcare market will grow from a value of $2.1 billion last year to $13.9 billion by 2025, according to a new market forecast from Credence Research, Inc. That reflects a CAGR of 22.9 percent for the forecast period. The firm argues that concerns about digital security and fighting fraud are the major…

Global Healthcare Market to Reach $12B by 2025: CMR

Global Healthcare Market to Reach $12B by 2025: CMR

The global healthcare biometrics market will reach a value of $12 billion by 2025, according to a new forecast from Crystal Market Research. Entitled, ‘Healthcare Biometrics Market by Technology, Application, and End User – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2025′, the report points to multiple factors driving this growth. A big one is the…

Imprivata Acquires Caradigm Identity and Access Business

Imprivata Acquires Caradigm Identity and Access Business

Imprivata has acquired the Identity and Access Management Business of Caradigm, a GE Healthcare company. In a statement announcing the acquisition, the companies suggested that Caradigm’s Identity and Access Management Business will continue to operate as a firm focused on population health solutions. But Imprivata CEO Gus Malezis also asserted that the acquisition “will serve as a…

Nymi Solution Offers Big Benefits to Pharmaceutical Industry

Nymi Solution Offers Big Benefits to Pharmaceutical Industry

Fresh off of its showing at the Pharma MES & Process Minds conference in Berlin, Nymi is excited about its eponymous platform’s potential in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. As the company points out in a new blog post, the pharmaceutical industry is moving toward “Industry 4.0”, a phase of intense digitization. And in…

Nuance Announces Voice-Based AI Assistant for Healthcare Clinicians

Nuance Announces Voice-Based AI Assistant for Healthcare Clinicians

Nuance Communications has now adapted its voice-based AI technology to a virtual assistant designed specifically for healthcare applications. The Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant is a new tool available to the 500,000 clinicians already using Nuance’s Dragon Medical platform, a cloud-based solution that uses speech recognition to automatically record patient stories. It’s designed for compatibility with…

New Biometric Patches From Qualcomm Undergoing Clinical Testing

New Biometric Patches From Qualcomm Undergoing Clinical Testing

Qualcomm Life has announced new biometric patches aimed at the healthcare industry, and has secured a partner to deliver the technology to that market. The patches were developed through Qualcomm Life’s 2net Design program, which is aimed at streamlining the development of FDA and HIPAA compliant connected technologies. In a statement, the Qualcomm subsidiary said…

Imprivata Teams with Patient Data Integrity Specialist

Imprivata Teams with Patient Data Integrity Specialist

Imprivata has teamed up with Just Associates, a company specializing in data integrity services for the healthcare sector. It’s a natural fit, given Imprivata’s use of biometric technology for patient identification. Its PatientSecure solution uses palm vein recognition to accurately match patients to their corresponding healthcare records, helping to reduce duplication and improve outcomes. Now,…

Imprivata Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

Imprivata Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

Imprivata has joined CommonWell Health Alliance, a non-profit trade consortium aimed at encouraging low-cost, universal access to patient data in the healthcare industry. In its cooperation with the alliance as a General Member, Imprivata will share its expertise in biometric patient identification; one of the company’s flagship healthcare solutions is PatientSecure, a system that uses…

PatientSecure Sees Indiana Hospital Deployment

PatientSecure Sees Indiana Hospital Deployment

Indiana’s Community Hospital Anderson has deployed Imprivata‘s PatientSecure system to help reduce patient misidentification. The hospital is part of the Community Health Network, a nonprofit health services provider with over 200 sites in Central Indiana. Thus its use of biometric technology, with PatientSecure using palm vein scanning to identify patients and call up the right…

Malaysian Authorities Prepare Biometric Identification for Foreign Workers’ Medical Screening

Malaysian Authorities Prepare Biometric Identification for Foreign Workers’ Medical Screening

Authorities in Malaysia are preparing to implement a biometric identification system for medical screenings of foreign workers. The system is designed to scan subjects’ thumbprints, and to then compare the biometric data against records held by the Malaysian Immigration System, ensuring that foreign workers are who they say they are when undergoing medical screening. In…

BIO-key Brings In $250,000 from 10 Healthcare Clients in Q2

BIO-key Brings In $250,000 from 10 Healthcare Clients in Q2

“Commenting on the success, BIO-key CEO Mike DePasquale asserted that his company has seen ‘particularly strong sales traction in healthcare, expanding beyond our initial success with large hospital customers.’” BIO-key brought in about $250,000 from 10 clients in the healthcare sector in Q2 of this year, the company has announced. In a statement, BIO-key said…

Radiology Workflow Platform Integrates Nuance Tech

Radiology Workflow Platform Integrates Nuance Tech

Nuance‘s voice recognition technology has been integrated into a radiology workflow solution called Avreo Cloud VR, part of a larger platform called interWORKS RIS/PACS. The solution offers single sign-on to radiologists. In a statement announcing the integration, Avreo also said the technology allows radiologists to “quickly and reliably create interpretations using cloud-based speech technology”, wherever…

CrossChx Integrates RightPatient Biometric ID Solution

CrossChx Integrates RightPatient Biometric ID Solution

“RightPatient’s eponymous platform offers cloud-based biometric authentication via facial recognition, and has brought the company into the finals of the CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust National Patient ID Challenge.” CrossChx has teamed up with RightPatient to bring its biometric patient identification technology to its healthcare-focused digital services platform. In a statement announcing the partnership, the companies said…

Khushi Baby’s Medical Necklace Integrated With MorphoTablet

Khushi Baby’s Medical Necklace Integrated With MorphoTablet

“The nonprofit, Khushi Baby, offers pregnant women and young children an electronic necklace containing the wearer’s digital health record.” A US-based maternal and pediatric care nonprofit has teamed up with OT-Morpho subsidiary Syscom Corporation to integrate the latter’s biometric tablet into its flagship medical necklace solution. The nonprofit, Khushi Baby, offers pregnant women and young…

Iris ID Provides Biometrics For Tongrentang, Traditional Chinese Medicine Producer

Iris ID Provides Biometrics For Tongrentang, Traditional Chinese Medicine Producer

Iris ID has a new client – Tongrentang, a Beijing-based producer of traditional Chinese medicines. According to Iris ID, Tongrentang was founded in 1669, and has expanded over the centuries to an enterprise that now comprises over a thousand retail outlets and even hospitals. Within a few years, the Iris ID partnership will see 20,000…

Pharmacy Software Provider Embraces Crossmatch Biometrics

Pharmacy Software Provider Embraces Crossmatch Biometrics

Crossmatch‘s biometric identity management technology has been adopted by Computer-Rx, an Oklahoma-based provider of pharmacy software. The new client is taking advantage of Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona U.are.U software to enable biometric authentication for its customers. The deployment means that end users can log into their accounts via fingerprint scan, which is replacing the old username and…

BIO-key Gets Big New Healthcare Sector Client

BIO-key Gets Big New Healthcare Sector Client

“The client will use BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows together with BIO-key’s USB fingerprint readers in order to enable quick sign-on for employees across its network…” BIO-key has a big new client in the healthcare sector, the company has announced. In a statement, the company declined to name its new partner, but described it as…

All Four Finalists in Patient ID Challenge Use Biometric Tech

All Four Finalists in Patient ID Challenge Use Biometric Tech

“The fact all four of the finalists selected by CHIME’s panel of judges rely on biometric identification technologies indicates the increasing importance and prominence of such solutions in the healthcare industry…” A nationwide contest to find the best patient identification system for healthcare is moving onto its final stage, and all of the four finalists’ solutions…

Wipro Ltd. Joins Patient ID Project for NHS Scotland

Wipro Ltd. Joins Patient ID Project for NHS Scotland

IT consultancy Wipro Limited will help NextGate to build a new Enterprise Master Patient Index (eMPI) for Scotland’s national health service. NextGate announced the project last month, after NHS Scotland had selected the company to upgrade its patient identity management system. To that end, the company indicated that it would use its MatchMetrix eMPI platform.…

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