HealthCare

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata has announced that its Confirm ID prescription solution is now compatible with the Google Chrome browser. The news will make Confirm ID more accessible for users of MEDITECH EHR software, thereby making it easier to comply with DEA requirements for the electronic prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS). “EPCS has significant benefits for addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, improving…

Standardized Data Practices and Biometrics Can Solve Health Records Challenges

Standardized Data Practices and Biometrics Can Solve Health Records Challenges

‘The goal is to improve interoperability so doctors will have safe access to any patient’s medical records – even if those records are stored in another clinic…’ NextGate has weighed in on the subject of patient matching in two separate letters sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of…

Nuance Show Enterprise ‘Overachievement’ in Q2 Update

Nuance Show Enterprise ‘Overachievement’ in Q2 Update

“…Nuance emphasized that its performance exceeded the expectations of its leadership in terms of margins and earnings per share, and delivered revenues at the high end of its guidance range.” Nuance Communications has issued its results for the second quarter of 2019, illustrating a stronger than expected performance in certain areas. Effective October 1st of…

NEC and Nagasaki University Launch Biometric Health Program in Kenya

NEC and Nagasaki University Launch Biometric Health Program in Kenya

NEC Corporation has joined forces with Nagasaki University to promote public health in Kenya. With the university’s Graduate School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health Studies currently being a partner of the Kenya Central Institute of Medicine, NEC has signed on for a new trial program that will study the impact of biometric authentication on…

Aflac Japan and Nok Nok Use Biometric Authentication for Insurance Claims

Aflac Japan and Nok Nok Use Biometric Authentication for Insurance Claims

Cancer patients in Japan should have an easier time getting reimbursed for treatments thanks to a new agreement between Nok Nok Labs, Fujitsu, and Aflac Japan. Specifically, Aflac, which was the first insurance provider in the country to offer cancer insurance, has adopted the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite, which is being deployed by Fuijitsu…

INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently interviewed Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins on the topic of recent milestones: the integration of Iris ID’s technology with the GenKey platform, and its certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards. The conversation goes on to talk about the…

Imprivata and Verato to Offer Powerful New Biometric Patient ID Solution

Imprivata and Verato to Offer Powerful New Biometric Patient ID Solution

“We’re delivering an unprecedented combination of accuracy and consistency in patient matching, which is critical for clinicians to treat patients safely based on their complete medical histories.” – Dr. Sean Kelly, Chief Medical Officer, Imprivata Two of the most compelling patient-focused tech platforms are joining forces to improve healthcare: Imprivata and Verato have announced a…

ImageWare On ‘Path Toward Profitability’ In Q4/2018 Update

ImageWare On ‘Path Toward Profitability’ In Q4/2018 Update

“Pending initiatives and our work in the higher price point health care market signal that we are firmly on a path toward profitability.” – Jim Miller, CEO ImageWare Systems ImageWare has issued its year-end corporate update, with its top executive anticipating a bright future for the biometric authentication company. In detailing its Q4 results, the…

INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Philip Beck, CEO of Ipsidy – a leading provider of mobile biometric security solutions. The conversation begins with an overview of the company’s history and a rundown of its product lineup. Beck and O’Neill proceed to discuss some of the big biometric trends of 2019 as outlined by…

Amazon Explains How Computer Vision Tech Can De-identify Medical Images

Amazon Explains How Computer Vision Tech Can De-identify Medical Images

Thanks to improvements in digital imaging and data storage, medical archives are much larger than they’ve ever been. Researchers now have access to millions of MRIs, X-Rays, and other images that they can analyze to better understand, diagnose, and treat any number of medical conditions.   The catch is that doctors need to be able…

Biometric Authentication Comes to ClinOne’s Clinical Research Platform

Biometric Authentication Comes to ClinOne’s Clinical Research Platform

“ClinOne’s biometric and multi-factor authentication capabilities significantly increase security and privacy controls around clinical data in the virtual environment.” ClinOne is adding biometric authentication to its clinical research platform. The company has announced that its iOS and Android app now offers support for fingerprint and facial recognition, which will reduce the risk of data breaches…

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…

Healthcare Biometrics Webinar: The Identity Revolution Comes to Healthcare

Healthcare Biometrics Webinar: The Identity Revolution Comes to Healthcare

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 11 AM Eastern, Healthcare Biometrics Month came to an end with the expert webinar: ‘The Identity Revolution Comes to Healthcare.’ FindBiometrics and HIMSS presented an interactive discussion about biometrics and identity verification in the booming global healthcare market featuring an expert panel: Peter Counter, Managing Editor, FindBiometrics (moderator) Rod…

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: 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…

HIMSS: John E. Ahrens, CEO of Veratad, on ID Verification in Healthcare

HIMSS: John E. Ahrens, CEO of Veratad, on ID Verification in Healthcare

The identity revolution that transformed consumer mobile and financial services technology is finally coming to healthcare and that’s why FindBiometrics is reporting live from the 2019 HIMSS conference and Exhibition in Orlando Florida, bringing you audio interviews with industry thought leaders. John E. Ahrens, CEO of Veratad, is one of those thought leaders, and FindBiometrics…

HIMSS: How Nuance is Revolutionizing Healthcare with Advanced AI [AUDIO]

HIMSS: How Nuance is Revolutionizing Healthcare with Advanced AI [AUDIO]

The 2019 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition is currently underway at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and FindBiometrics is reporting live with expert interviews from the front lines of identity and healthcare. On day two of the conference FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Kenneth Harper, Vice President of Emerging Solutions, Nuance Communications.…

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