A pioneering healthcare services company.
Healthcare companies need to strictly comply with regulations around patient privacy and exchange of information (HIPAA). At the same time, it is important to have all the necessary information readily available for physicians to make accurate diagnoses and improve health outcomes. Our solutions enabled the client to use biometric authentication and industry-grade encryption to achieve this two-fold goal.
The client needed to restrict access to patient data only to select professionals. To enable this, we restricted access to important sections of the healthcare ERP for people with valid biometric authentication. We built two applications: one for enrolment and the other for authentication using WPF and WCF respectively.
The enrolment application is used to register professionals by recording their fingerprints. Once registered, users can successfully authenticate themselves using Futronic FS80 device. The scanned fingerprint is matched with the registered file and a response is sent to the Java applet, which in turn unlocks access to patient data.
To meet compliance requirements, we encrypted the data both at rest and in flight. The solution was completed in 6 weeks and helped the client save costs, which would otherwise have been incurred on expensive third-party applications. The solution is used by the company today across multiple sites.
• Ensure privacy of patient data with biometric authentication and encryption.
• Save costs by building the solution internally, instead of paying high license fees.