Biometrics to Enable African Healthcare System Leapfrog

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There has been an increasing adoption of digital technology by African governments to improve the healthcare system where biometrics plays a major role in the identification of individuals and securing patients information. For a long time, the system has become overload with bulky paper-based management which led to many consequences. South Africa-based Chris Hani Baragwanath…

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Importance of biometrics in healthcare

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The healthcare system, in the process of transformation to enhance safe, quality and cost contained care, is facing many challenges. The most serious problems that healthcare system is experiencing are medical identity theft, other types of fraud in healthcare services and healthcare insurances. According to Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud report 2014, the current global average…

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