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Fraud prevention will push growth in healthcare biometrics

The need to combat fraud and protect medical information will serve as a catalyst for significant growth in healthcare biometrics industry, a market projected to reach $5 billion globally by the year 2020.

Advancements in biometrics could help fight medical identity theft, fraud

As the healthcare industry regroups following the Anthem hack that exposed personal information of 80 million members, new biometrics technology is initiating a push to help secure medical information.

Walgreens preps mHealth apps, devices to deliver services via Qualcomm platform

Pharmaceutical retail titan Walgreens is deploying mobile and web applications, as well as mHealth devices tethered to a Qualcomm Life platform, to provide remote patient monitoring related to transitional care support and chronic care management.

Mobile biometrics promise greater data security, access

The advent of biometrics in the mHealth offers tremendous opportunities, from improving data security to providing great healthcare data access housed in remote locations.

Top mHealth drivers are cost savings, early patient intervention care

The top compelling mHealth driver is the ability to save money via early intervention patient care outside of a hospital setting and reduce readmissions rates, Mony Weschler, chief applications strategist at New York's Montefiore Medical Center, tells  mHealthNews, noting the first mHealth tool destined to become ubiquitous will be biometrics monitoring.

Biometrics take fraud fighting to new frontier

Biometrics may play a key role in preventing and detecting health insurance fraud, according to Insurance Thought Leadership.

Taking mobile health to heart

February is American Heart Month, a time to reflect on the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. An estimated 630,000 Americans...

SPOTLIGHT: Has the iPad lived up to all the hype?

It's been a little over six months since Apple's iPad debuted to much fanfare. Not long after its debut, speculation about what the gadget could do for healthcare was rampant. Amid the oohing and