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CPSI and Los Gatos, Calif.-based Identix Inc. have signed a developer agreement in which CPSI will integrate Identix’s BioEngine fingerprint-recognition software with its Healthcare Information and Patient Care System. The agreement provides CPSI the ability to increase system security by offering an HIPAA-ready, biometric authentication solution. Four CPSI clients have committed to use this technology.

The Identix BioEngine SDK gives CPSI system integrators the ability to maintain full flexibility for custom applications. Fingerprint verification compares two minutiae-based templates—one submitted against one stored—and determines if users are who they say they are. If the templates match, user access or the transaction is allowed. This agreement has enabled CPSI officials to directly integrate biometric authentication into its existing security, as well as into its time-and-attendance systems, says Patrick Immel, vice president of Information Technology Services at CPSI.

“The resulting implementation requires only a minimal amount of setup and administration by the end-user and is an enhancement to both hospital security and patient privacy,” he says.

Identix develops, manufactures and markets finger biometric software, hardware and services, and an open authentication platform.

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