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UMANICK conference on biometrics in HIMSS@Hospitalar Brazil_II

By | Friday, September 7, 2018|

Emilio Gallego, CEO of UMANICK, was a key note speaker in the specialized conferences on security in health of HIMSS@Hospitalar, the International Forum of Digital Health 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (http://www.hospitalar.com/en/forum-en...), on May 22nd. [...]

Successful participation of UMANICK in TechEmerge Health Innovation Summit

By | Thursday, July 12, 2018|

Emilio Gallego presented UMANICK solutions in Sao Paulo to more than 250 C-level executives of 25 healthcare providers, who treat a total of 19 million patients in Brazil annually. There were 40 companies selected from [...]

UMANICK selected for the TechEmerge Health Innovation Summit

By | Thursday, June 21, 2018|

TechEmerge Health Brazil (http://techemergebrazil.org/) is a program for international companies with proven technologies, to access the Brazilian healthcare market The goal of TechEmerge Health is to provide advanced technological solutions to the health sector in [...]

UMANICK conference on biometrics in HIMSS@Hospitalar Brazil

By | Tuesday, June 19, 2018|

Emilio Gallego, CEO of UMANICK, was a key note speaker in the specialized conferences on security in health of HIMSS@Hospitalar, the International Forum of Digital Health 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (http://www.hospitalar.com/en/forum-eng/himss-eng), on May 22nd, [...]

Denying identification problems in hospitals: another symptom of the disease?

By | Sunday, May 20, 2018|

Many hospital managers consider that they are correctly identifying their patients, that the possible error will be low, and that therefore they do not need a more secure identification system. That is something that would [...]

Wrong patient identification leads to duplicate and overlapped medical records that put patients’ safety in danger

By | Monday, April 23, 2018|

Some time ago the Spanish press published the case of a patient who has filed an official complaint because since 2013 the Torrecárdenas Hospital in Almería has confused her medical record with that of another [...]

Why telemedicine needs a secure identification of the patient

By | Tuesday, April 10, 2018|

Telemedicine is experiencing great growth. According to the results of a study from the Medical Center of the University of Rochester, the digital health consultations in the US will exceed the face-to-face consultations in 2024, [...]

Second victims: avoid adverse events with biometric identification

By | Saturday, March 24, 2018|

As we detailed in our article on using biometric identification to improve patient safety, safe patient identification is a priority for WHO (World Health Organization). It is known that 1 of every 100 hospitalized patients [...]

The fingerprint in depth: attacks on biometric fingerprint systems. Part V

By | Monday, April 10, 2017|

Like any identification system designed to safeguard sensitive information (passwords, PIN cards, etc.), a biometric fingerprint system can also get an attack. To avoid this, the developers of biometric systems try to detect all possible [...]

The fingerprint in depth: extraction and comparison of features. Part IV

By | Wednesday, March 1, 2017|

In previous posts, we have walked through the history of the fingerprint as a method of identifying people, we have seen which are the peculiar characteristics that make them unique and ideal for that task [...]