remote care

ImageWare, Gatekeeper Innovation Team Up to Fight Opioid Epidemic

ImageWare, Gatekeeper Innovation Team Up to Fight Opioid Epidemic

“This collaboration could help to fight the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in America, which is estimated to have resulted in nearly 48,000 overdose deaths last year alone.” A new partnership will see ImageWare intensify its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic: The company has teamed up with Gatekeeper Innovation, a firm that offers a medication…

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

More Than Your Prints Biometrics isn’t just about authentication, and that is especially true when it comes to healthcare. While, as we saw last week, biometrics based security can go a long way in improving operations and trust in clinics, physician offices and pharmacies, there are other applications that reach beyond proving your identity that…

Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Throughout February FindBiometrics will be placing a featured focus on the healthcare market. To get things started, we’re kicking things off with a primer on the topic. Healthcare is a dynamic area for biometrics, offering areas of potential deployment in everything from administrative and HR operations, to enabling home care thanks to wearable tech that…

Healthcare Biometrics Presents Major Market Opportunity

Healthcare Biometrics Presents Major Market Opportunity

A new report from market intelligence firm Tractica, “Biometrics in the Healthcare Industry”, forecasts that by 2024 global healthcare biometrics revenue will hit $3.5 billion. The company currently pegs the market at $250 million. Adoption is expected to be driven by remote and home care solutions, patient ID, dispensing technology and of course authentication for…

Healthcare Month: The Remote Care Revolution

Healthcare Month: The Remote Care Revolution

Biometric technology, as we outlined in this month’s primer, can be used not only for security in healthcare and patient identification but also as a way of taking the hospital home. While the former two of these technology paradigms is focused on authentication and the latter on monitoring and data analytics, they both serve to address the…

AMC Health: Biometrics Study Found Reduced Hospitalization, Costs

AMC Health: Biometrics Study Found Reduced Hospitalization, Costs

AMC Health, a chronic patient management specialist, has announced that it’s going to showcase its solutions at ATA 2015, a major telemedicine conference. The company will do a joint presentation with Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) entitled “Using IVR and Telemonitoring to Lower Hospital Admissions, Readmissions and Costs for Heart Failure (HF) Patients.” The presentation will…

Vital Biometrics and Remote Care at HIMSS 2015

Vital Biometrics and Remote Care at HIMSS 2015

At the 2015 Annual HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Conference and Exhibition, Dr. Roy Schoenberg will be discussing the major advances in remote care being pushed forward by biometric technologies. His talk, “Consumer Healthcare: Video Visits on the Go”, has been arranged by telehealth services provider American Well. In a statement, Dr. Schoenberg…