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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.…

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…

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.…

Atos Announces New Cybersecurity Plan for Healthcare Providers

Atos Announces New Cybersecurity Plan for Healthcare Providers

Atos has announced the launch of a new cybersecurity suite aimed exclusively at the healthcare industry. Medical providers partnering with Atos will receive managed security services, cloud security, and biometric identity authentication and management, as well as security consulting services for those looking to update their facilities. “Our globally recognized cybersecurity solutions help ensure patients’…

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

“Integrating Crossmatch’s fingerprint reading technology into Lenovo’s new ThinkPad lets healthcare professionals keep their data secure and control who is accessing it without slowing them down while providing care.” – John Hinmon, Vice President of Marketing, Crossmatch A new healthcare-focused laptop from Lenovo uses biometric security to help keep patient data safe, thanks to Crossmatch.…

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…

FindBiometrics and HIMSS Announce Groundbreaking Exclusive Biometrics Media Partnership

FindBiometrics and HIMSS Announce Groundbreaking Exclusive Biometrics Media Partnership

FindBiometrics and HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) have entered an exclusive Premier Biometrics Media Partnership at a critical time for both the healthcare industry and the global identity management marketplace. January 3, 2019, Toronto — FindBiometrics, the most trusted online voice in biometrics and identity management, and HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems…

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…

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…

Multiple Clients to Highlight BIO-key Tech at HIMSS 2016

Multiple Clients to Highlight BIO-key Tech at HIMSS 2016

Ten of BIO-key‘s clients are going to showcase its biometric authentication solutions at this year’s HIMSS conference, the company has announced. It’s a significant opportunity for promotion of the technology. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society is a non-profit organization concerned with improving healthcare through innovative IT solutions, and its yearly conference provides companies like…

Imprivata to Showcase Tech at HIMSS16

Imprivata to Showcase Tech at HIMSS16

Imprivata plans to showcase its healthcare solutions at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition. Organized by the not-for-profit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the conference aims to highlight IT solutions for the healthcare market. As such, it offers the perfect opportunity for Imprivata to show off its technological solutions. The company hasn’t yet specified all…