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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…

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.…

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…

Are Biometrics The Key to the Health IT Industry?

Are Biometrics The Key to the Health IT Industry?

by Kayla Matthews Did you know your heartbeat — the rhythm and timing in which your heart pumps — is unique to you? There are actually wearables that can measure this and convert your heartbeat into a kind of passcode. Amazing, right? Biometrics, in general, have the capacity to transform nearly every industry, one of…

Partnership Brings Biometrics to Patient Matching System

Partnership Brings Biometrics to Patient Matching System

RightPatient’s biometric patient identification technology is being integrated into Verato’s patient matching solution, the companies have announced. Their partnership could help healthcare organizations to eliminate duplicate patient records and profiles. Verato’s platform is designed to verify patient identity in reference to a national database, cutting through disparate enterprise systems to ensure that a given patient’s…

Biometrics Fighting Health Fraud

Biometrics Fighting Health Fraud

Biometrics in healthcare are on the rise according to the most recent market forecasts. According to Grand View Research, a surge in demand for biometric identity management solutions for healthcare has emerged from an increase in medical identity theft. The increased digitization of healthcare that has resulted from the needs of the Affordable Care Act…

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

February is Healthcare Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, wherein we are placing a featured focus on the role of identity management and strong authentication in hospitals, clinics, home care, and the connected health space. Healthcare has long been an ideal market for biometrics, given its need for technology solutions that prioritize both time-saving convenience and high…

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…

CTS Healthcare Services Adopts Biometric Patient Identification

CTS Healthcare Services Adopts Biometric Patient Identification

Patient services kiosk provider CTS Healthcare Services has adopted RightPatient’s biometric patient identification system into its Patient Passport Express platform. That means CTS clients that take advantage of RightPatient will be able to able to link patients’ records to their facial biometrics, which are captured via photo in an initial enrollment in a system called Photo…

News Roundup: Fingerprints, FinTech and Healthcare

News Roundup: Fingerprints, FinTech and Healthcare

Last week at FindBiometrics fingerprint biometric upgrades and integrations took the spotlight while FinTech, contactless modalities, and healthcare biometrics rounded out the industry news coverage. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in global identity management: Samsung Samsung Electronics was named among the world’s best brands last week as the clock ticked…

Safran Highlights Biometrics Benefits in Healthcare

Safran Highlights Biometrics Benefits in Healthcare

“By linking patient records to biometric profiles, healthcare providers can cut down on paperwork, and eliminate duplicate records.” Safran Identity & Security is making the pitch for biometric technology in healthcare, and for its MorphoWave reader in particular. In a post on its website, the company asserts that the technology can be particularly useful for patient…

Lenovo Health Teams With LifeMed to Offer Patient ID Solution

Lenovo Health Teams With LifeMed to Offer Patient ID Solution

Lenovo Health has teamed up with LifeMed Inc. to offer a patient ID solution for the healthcare market. They’re calling it the Authoritative Identity Management Exchange, or AIMe, and it’s meant to address the issues of record duplication, identity theft, and fraud. Essentially, the system is designed to establish a definitive link between a patient…

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…

Self-Serve Patient Check-In Platforms Get Imprivata Certification

Self-Serve Patient Check-In Platforms Get Imprivata Certification

“With the certification, PatientWorks kiosks will now be able to identify patients via palm vein scan, creating a 1:1 link with patient records.” Imprivata’s biometric patient identification platform has been integrated into the patient self-service offerings of PatientWorks Corporation. The latter’s KioskWorks and CheckinWorks platforms are now Imprivata Ready!-certified, meaning they can support Imprivata PatientSecure for…

Umanick to Market Biometric Solutions at Major Healthcare Conference

Umanick to Market Biometric Solutions at Major Healthcare Conference

“…it’s a major opportunity for Umanick to advertise its solutions, such as CMITech’s EF-45 iris scanner, part of Umanick’s Identity for Health platform.” Healthcare solutions integrator Umanick is preparing to showcase its technology at a major conference—the XII International Congress of Hospitals and Clinics, an event organized by the Colombian Association of Hospitals and Clinics.…

Imprivata to Showcase Biometric Patient ID

Imprivata to Showcase Biometric Patient ID

Healthcare IT solutions provider Imprivata plans to show off its lineup at this year’s Cerner Health Conference. The conference runs from October 11th to 14th in Kansas City. Among the offerings to be showcased is Imprivata PatientSecure, the company’s recently-launched biometric patient identification platform. PatientSecure uses palm vein biometrics to identify patients and link them…

WCA Hospital Implements Imprivata EPCS Solution

WCA Hospital Implements Imprivata EPCS Solution

Healthcare IT security specialist Imprivata has a new client in its roster, the company has announced. WCA Hospital, of Jamestown, New York, is now using Imprivata Confirm ID, the company’s signature platform for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). The hospital has decided to implement the solution in an effort to improve efficiency and…

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