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Biometrics for Patient Identification

Biometrics for Patient Identification Mohammed Murad Medical facilities have little room for error when it comes to identifying patients. They must be identified with 100% accuracy to ensure healthcare teams provide the proper treatment based on a person's medical history. Record-keeping challenges increase the possibility of misidentification; human error can lead to improperly entered data;

January 26th, 2021|News|
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Why More Healthcare Organizations are Turning to Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad Inaccurate patient identification is a crucial problem for the healthcare industry. Providing proper treatment depends on precisely matching a person with his or her medical records. There is no room for error in what are often life and death situations. Problems occur when patients share the same name – and often birthdates

December 17th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and healthcare access control (part 3 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Healthcare professionals need to protect the hundreds to thousands of people visiting or staying in their facilities daily. There are also employees, vendors, equipment, pharmaceuticals and other assets to protect. That requires limiting who can enter certain areas. Biometrics have been proven as an effective means of access control. A biometric reader

April 28th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Part 2 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Biometrics are changing the way the healthcare industry is improving processes from patient identification to access control and pharmaceutical manufacturing. And with its accuracy, speed and convenience, iris recognition systems are becoming the go-to choice among biometric technologies. Doctors, nurses and patients all count on the quality of pharmaceuticals being prescribed to

April 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Choosing Biometric Technology for Use with Personal Protective Equipment

By Mohammed Murad Recently, we’ve seen video and photos of healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) — gowns, gloves, masks and goggles – to help protect themselves against COVID19 infection. However, healthcare isn’t the only industry relying on PPE to safeguard employees. PPE is commonly used in the manufacturing, mining and construction industries, and

April 6th, 2020|Blog|
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Iris ID in Patient Identification

By Mohammed Murad The healthcare industry’s use of biometrics can increase security, privacy and efficiencies, lower the risk of mistakes and fraud while also improving patient outcomes. This is a rapidly growing market with global sales of biometric solutions expected to reach $14 billion by 2025. There are three industry areas – manufacturing, access control

March 10th, 2020|Blog|

Year in Review: Iris ID's Mohammed Murad on Iris Recognition, Healthcare, Aadhaar and More

In this latest episode of  ID Talk Podcast, FindBiometrics Vice President of Digital Content Susan Stover sat down with Mohammed Murad, Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development at Iris ID to get his views on the decade in biometrics. After reviewing major milestones from the past ten years, including insight into India’s monumental

January 14th, 2020|News|