HealthCare

EY’s Pointellis Platform Uses Microsoft Azure to Deliver Custom Cancer Treatment

EY’s Pointellis Platform Uses Microsoft Azure to Deliver Custom Cancer Treatment

EY Health Sciences and Wellness is releasing a digital ecosystem that will make it easier for doctors to deliver more personalized treatment to cancer patients. Dubbed Pointellis, the new platform tracks the medical supply chain from a patient’s first biopsy all the way through to treatment scheduling and payment. Pointellis is built with Microsoft’s open…

What to Expect from Nuance’s Q3 Results

What to Expect from Nuance’s Q3 Results

Nuance Communications will publish its third quarter results for 2019 on Wednesday, August 7th, the company has announced. The results will be issued after market close, and will come alongside a copy of prepared remarks for shareholders. The results will follow an important corporate development, with Nuance having announced in June that it had established…

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

NextGate Calls for Uniform Data Collection Methods for Better Patient Matching

NextGate Calls for Uniform Data Collection Methods for Better Patient Matching

‘The goal is to improve interoperability so doctors will have safe access to any patient’s medical records – even if those records are stored in another clinic…’ NextGate has weighed in on the subject of patient matching in two separate letters sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of…

Imprivata and Microsoft Team Up for Healthcare Access Management

Imprivata and Microsoft Team Up for Healthcare Access Management

“The single sign-on solution should ease the transition to Electronic Medical Records, and is also secure enough to meet the DEA’s requirements for electronic prescriptions.” Imprivata has partnered with Microsoft to launch a new cloud-based identity and access management solution that will simplify workflows for healthcare providers. Dubbed Healthcare Seamless SSO, the new platform leverages…

Nuance Helps Radiologists Make and Share New Medical Applications with AI

Nuance Helps Radiologists Make and Share New Medical Applications with AI

Nuance Communications is backing a new artificial intelligence initiative by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR AI-LAB will help radiologists and developers build AI algorithms tailored to the needs of radiologists. Nuance will facilitate that process by giving developers access to the AI imaging algorithms currently for sale on the Nuance AI Marketplace.…

Aflac Japan will Authenticate Cancer Insurance Customers with Biometrics

Aflac Japan will Authenticate Cancer Insurance Customers with Biometrics

“[Nok Nok Labs’] S3 Authentication Suite will allow Aflac’s 15 million customers to biometrically verify their identities and log into their accounts using only their mobile devices.” Cancer patients in Japan should have an easier time getting reimbursed for treatments thanks to a new agreement between Nok Nok Labs, Fujitsu, and Aflac Japan. Specifically, Aflac,…

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

“ClinOne’s biometric and multi-factor authentication capabilities significantly increase security and privacy controls around clinical data in the virtual environment.” ClinOne is adding biometric authentication to its clinical research platform. The company has announced that its iOS and Android app now offers support for fingerprint and facial recognition, which will reduce the risk of data breaches…

HID Global’s IdenTrust Platform Gets Certified by SAFE-BioPharma

HID Global’s IdenTrust Platform Gets Certified by SAFE-BioPharma

HID Global’s IdenTrust Enterprise Solution is officially compliant with the SAFE-BioPharma Association’s digital identity and signature standards. SAFE-BioPharma is a regulatory association that sets digital security standards for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, so the newly announced certification makes HID Global a trusted access management partner for all of SAFE-BioPharma’s member organizations. IdenTrust was recently…

HID Global Focuses on Location Services at HIMSS 2019

HID Global Focuses on Location Services at HIMSS 2019

“Developed in collaboration with Phunware, the app leverages HID Location Services together with Phunware’s mobile software to offer an easy-to-use wayfinding app for patients and hospital visitors…” HID Global is looking to make an impact with solutions based on its HID Location Services platform at this week’s HIMSS event in Orlando. From its booth in…

VivaLNK’s New Wearable Device Will Monitor Patient Health and Generate Clinical Data

VivaLNK’s New Wearable Device Will Monitor Patient Health and Generate Clinical Data

The healthcare solutions provider VivaLNK has unveiled a new medical device that tracks human vital signs and biometrics. Dubbed the Sensor Platform, the wearable IoT device will gather patient data such as heart rate, temperature, and ECG patterns. It will then upload the data to a cloud platform, where it can then be accessed and…

Nuance Unveils AI-Driven ‘Ambient Clinical Intelligence’ Solution at HIMSS

Nuance Unveils AI-Driven ‘Ambient Clinical Intelligence’ Solution at HIMSS

“…Rush University Medical Center, a Chicago-based academic medical institution, has signed on as a strategic development partner in the ACI project…” Just in time for HIMSS 2019, Nuance Communications has unveiled its latest artificial intelligence-driven solution for the healthcare market. Dubbed “Ambient Clinical Intelligence”, or “ACI”, the solution builds on the speech recognition technology of…

Iris Biometrics and Blockchain Combine to Protect Patient Data

Iris Biometrics and Blockchain Combine to Protect Patient Data

“Users’ iris biometrics will be linked to their health information on Patientory’s PTOYNet blockchain, allowing for reliable, secure online access.” Iris biometrics specialist IrisGuard is entering the healthcare market through a collaboration with Patientory, a San Francisco-based provider of a healthcare-focused blockchain network. The companies are focusing on patient identification, with IrisGuard’s EyePay Phone technology…

EHR Platform to Integrate Nuance AI Tech

EHR Platform to Integrate Nuance AI Tech

MEDITECH is going to integrate voice-driven AI technology from Nuance Communications into Expanse, its flagship Electronic Health Records platform. The collaboration is aimed at bringing the advantages of Nuance’s Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant to end users’ of Expanse, allowing medical professionals to do things like retrieve patient lists and search records through voice interaction. Elaborating…

Gemalto to Provide New Health Cards for Québec Citizens

Gemalto to Provide New Health Cards for Québec Citizens

One of the world’s leading digital security firms is expanding its partnership with the Province of Québec. Gemalto has announced that it will be creating new health insurance cards for the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ), adding the RAMQ’s 2.3 million health cards to the 1.7 million Québec driver’s licenses the company already…

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

“Rather than relying on healthcare professionals to take care of individuals afflicted by health issues in their homes, FreedomCare compensates relatives and friends who sign up to act as caregivers.” A New York-based home healthcare company has announced a new mobile app that is designed to use facial recognition to make sure caregivers are working…

New AR-Based Virtual Assistant for Healthcare Offers Living Room Check-Ups

New AR-Based Virtual Assistant for Healthcare Offers Living Room Check-Ups

SameDay Security, also known as the “Electronic Caregiver Company”, has announced a new virtual assistant for remote care based on conversational AI and Augmented Reality technology. Called Addison, the virtual assistant is designed to essentially appear in a healthcare patient’s home, thanks to its AR functionality. What’s more, the avatar can use biometric technology to…

Imprivata Partners With DigiCert, Further Refining Patient ID Platform

Imprivata Partners With DigiCert, Further Refining Patient ID Platform

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,…

Acceptto Emerges From Stealth Mode, Launches Cognitive Authentication Platform

Acceptto Emerges From Stealth Mode, Launches Cognitive Authentication Platform

“The Cognitive Authentication platform powers a specific Single Sign-On solution called “It’sMe”, which is designed to operate across mobile devices, web browsers, and enterprise applications.” Portland-based authentication startup Acceptto has officially launched, announcing its new Cognitive Authentication platform. The company says that its platform is based on machine learning, and that it’s designed to replace…

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