HealthCare

Vecna Integrates Palm Vein Biometrics Into Patient Platform

Vecna Integrates Palm Vein Biometrics Into Patient Platform

Vecna, a provider of patient self-service solutions for the healthcare industry, has integrated Imprivata’s PatientSecure biometric patient identification solution into its platform API. The solution is based on palm vein biometrics, and is designed to establish a completely accurate and reliable link between a given patient and their medical records, helping to improve administrative efficiency…

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…

Lightspeed Announces Multimodal Authentication Solution For Healthcare Industry

Lightspeed Announces Multimodal Authentication Solution For Healthcare Industry

Lightspeed Technology has announced a new multimodal authentication solution aimed at the healthcare industry. The solution implements facial and iris recognition through a single camera, and is designed to be clipped onto a monitor or plugged into a USB port. It can produce face and dual iris images within five seconds, and from a distance…

17% of Healthcare CIOs Acknowledge Harm for Patient Misidentification: Imprivata

17% of Healthcare CIOs Acknowledge Harm for Patient Misidentification: Imprivata

A new survey of Chief Information Officers in the healthcare sector points to the need for reliable patient matching systems, Imprivata says. The company organized the survey in cooperation with healthsystemCIO.com, with the two polling CIOs from 55 healthcare organizations. In a statement announcing select survey findings, Imprivata asserts that “17 percent of survey respondents…

‘OpenMedReady’ Framework Ties Biometrics to Patient Data

‘OpenMedReady’ Framework Ties Biometrics to Patient Data

A number of firms involved in the technology and health sectors have banded together to establish a standards framework for remote health care. The initiative is dubbed “OpenMedReady”. The collaborators include Arm, ForgeRock, Philips, Qualcomm Life, Sparsa, and US TrustedCare. And their mission, according to a statement from the firms, is to “complement existing standards…

NextGate at HIMSS18: Patient Matching and Cloud-Based Identity

NextGate at HIMSS18: Patient Matching and Cloud-Based Identity

“…NextGate is set to discuss patient ID for population health, demo their facial recognition technology, and is set to preview major evolutions in biometric and cloud-based tech…” With the global healthcare biometrics market set to boom over the next 10 years, various companies are coming up with biometric solutions to solve several challenges faced by…

Patient ID Platform Takes Advantage of ImageWare Biometrics

Patient ID Platform Takes Advantage of ImageWare Biometrics

“The combination of AIMe and GoVerifyIDs biometric platform is a powerful combination that will help further assure that the correct health record is being tied to the right patient.” – Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare ImageWare‘s biometric technology will extend its reach into the healthcare sector with a new integration via LifeMed ID. The companies have…

Medical Transcription App Gets Biometric Login

Medical Transcription App Gets Biometric Login

“We designed the new app following the latest security protocols so our clients can be assured that their information is completely secure.”- Randy Bishop, COO, Surgical Notes A major medical transcription solution now supports biometric authentication. Called SNChart, it’s a mobile app produced by Surgical Notes, a provider of revenue cycle, transcription, and coding solutions for the…

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…

Nuance Launches Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4

Nuance Launches Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4

Nuance has launched a new edition of one of its clinical use speech recognition platforms. Aimed at smaller medical practices with 24 clinicians or fewer, Nuance’s Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 is designed to speed up the process of patient documentation, and features machine learning technology that Nuance says will enable it to adapt to…

Google and Stanford Researchers Collaborate on Healthcare AI

Google and Stanford Researchers Collaborate on Healthcare AI

Google and Stanford University researchers are working together to develop AI technology that can listen to conversations between doctors and patients and take relevant notes on them. The technology is based on the kind of speech and voice recognition technology already in use in products like the Google Home devices. The system in development with…

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…

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