Healthcare

  • Biometrics in Healthcare

Biometrics in healthcare: Improved safety and privacy for patients

Biometrics Are Coming to Healthcare: Why Now? Global healthcare has shifted away from its reliance on paper-based medical records toward use of electronic health records (EHR). The benefits of using EHRs to quickly retrieve patient data include: Accurate and up-to-date information at the point of service Highly coordinated and efficient care Secure sharing of patient data among physicians Fewer medical errors Safer prescribing practices But these benefits depend on hospitals, clinicians, and other healthcare facilities to accurately verify patient identities during all medical encounters. Some healthcare institutions have addressed this reality by moving away from biographics-based identification (name, date [...]

  • Future of Authentication eBook

Mobile biometric authentication: A password-free future comes into focus

Introduction If you looked into your Magic 8-Ball and asked, “Will I ever be able to stop using passwords for authentication?” it would certainly reply: “Outlook good.” And the outlook is good considering biometrics are making authentication simpler and more secure than ever. Passwords have never looked so retro. But if you asked us the same question, we would say you don’t need a Magic 8-Ball to know that the future of authentication is already here. Download PDF here if you are having trouble viewing. https://www.aware.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/eBook_Mobile-Biometric-Authentication-Password-Free-Future_EMAIL.pdf Facial Recognition When rumors were first heard that Apple’s iPhone X [...]

  • What is BaaS - Biometrics as a Service

What is Biometrics as a Service? Benefits and Use Cases

Infographic Biometrics-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions from Aware are an attractive alternative to traditional biometric software models. This technology allows organizations of all types - from governments to telecommunications companies - to quickly deploy and start using biometrics technology in their day-to-day identity management operations. In other words, with BaaS, you can start practicing fingerprint scanning and facial recognition to enroll employees and customers, thereby combating fraud and streamlining customer service, without costly, time-consuming and resource-intensive software acquisition and integration processes. Here's how it works: Aware hosts a biometrics platform in the cloud that has all [...]

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