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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…

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…

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…

Imprivata Integrates DigiCert Tech Into EPCS Solution

Imprivata Integrates DigiCert Tech Into EPCS Solution

Imprivata has further refined its biometric patient identification platform through a new partnership with DigiCert, a specialist in digital document verification. The companies are collaborating on Imprivata’s Confirm ID solution for Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances, or EPCS. Confirm ID offers DEA-compliant authentication for EPCS through the use of a system called Hands Free Authentication,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

CTS Embraces Biometrics for Healthcare Kiosks

CTS Embraces Biometrics for Healthcare Kiosks

Connected Technology Solutions has integrated Imprivata’s PatientSecure system into its patient registration kiosks for healthcare institutions. The integration brings biometric identification to healthcare organizations using CTS’s kiosk solutions, with PatientSecure using palm vein biometrics to ensure that patients are reliably and accurately matched to the appropriate records. In a statement announcing the integration, Carolinas Healthcare…

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata will be showcasing its biometric solutions at next week’s Arab Health conference in Dubai, an event billing itself as the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region. For Imprivata, it’s an opportunity to introduce itself, with the company being new to the region. In a statement announcing its participation, Imprivata Customer Experience SVP Carina Edwards called…

EHR Mismanagement Prompts Need for Biometric Patient ID: Imprivata

EHR Mismanagement Prompts Need for Biometric Patient ID: Imprivata

New survey data from Imprivata suggests that there is growing demand for biometric patient ID solutions in the healthcare industry. Conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Imprivata, the study surveyed 503 “top-level healthcare executives and care providers” in the US, according to a statement summarizing its results. The study identified strong signs of…

Imprivata Showcases Solutions at Cerner Health Conference

Imprivata Showcases Solutions at Cerner Health Conference

Imprivata is showcasing its biometric identification solutions at this week’s Cerner Health Conference. The company’s Confirm ID EPCS platform has been integrated into Cerner Millennium, the healthcare technology company’s IT platform. Confirm ID enables fingerprint-based login for healthcare professionals, helping to ensure that patient data and prescription information is protected; and in a statement announcing…

Adventist Health System Puts Faith in Biometrics

Adventist Health System Puts Faith in Biometrics

One of the biggest religious healthcare systems in the US has embraced Imprivata’s biometric patient identification system. Florida-based Adventist Health System is now using the company’s PatientSecure platform. The system uses palm vein biometrics to accurately link patients to their medical records, allowing for more effective and efficient patient identification and the elimination of duplicate…

NYU Medical Center Offers High-Profile Demonstration of Biometrics in EHR

NYU Medical Center Offers High-Profile Demonstration of Biometrics in EHR

Part of NYU Lutheran medical center’s EHR system upgrade includes palm-vein biometrics courtesy of Imprivata. The Brooklyn-based NYU Lutheran medical center has launched a huge upgrade of its electronic health record system, and biometric technology is playing a significantly role. Its new system is called Epic, and has two primary components. One is an online app…

Florida Hospital Takes Biometrics by the Hand

Florida Hospital Takes Biometrics by the Hand

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills (FHZ) has decided to embrace biometrics for patient identification, with Imprivata’s PatientSecure platform. Already in use in hundreds of hospitals, PatientSecure links hospital patients to their electronic health records via a biometric profile based on infrared palm vein scanning. It’s a system that not only cuts through administrative paperwork and clutter, but…

U of U Health Care to Use Biometric Records Management

U of U Health Care to Use Biometric Records Management

University of Utah Health Care will use Imprivata’s PatientSecure platform to better administrate patient records. The deal will see Imprivata’s biometric technology used across four university hospitals and 11 community clinics, and is expected to be used in processing the records of almost 1.6 million patients annually. PatientSecure uses palm vein biometrics to create a…

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