Biometrics firms are finalists in $1m patient ID contest – Planet Biometrics News

Biometric patient ID solutions feature heavily among the finalists of a U$1m challenge to develop a solution that ensures 100 percent accuracy of every patient’s health data to reduce preventable medical errors.

The challenge is being organised by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

The four challenge finalists include:Michael Braithwaite, founder and CEO of biometrics development vendor Personavera, for his proposal to achieves patient identification through the use of multiple biometric technologies.

Bon Sy, a computer scientists and electrical engineer who specializes in biometrics security and privacy, whose solution identifies patients by analyzing a combination of behavioral and biometric information.

Team HarmonIQ Health System, a workflow and analytics solutions vendor, whose submission leverages blockchain, public ledger, FHIR and encryption and hashing technologies to identify patients.

Team RightPatient, a biometric patient identification company, based on a proposal that taps into photos, biometric third-party and other data, to enable patient identification.

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