This article featuring BioSig-ID appeared in Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada, October 2014.
Ease of use, 99.97% specificity, and cost-effectiveness assure compliance with PIPEDA and PHIPA. With the recent introduction of biometric signature authorization systems that users effortlessly manage on their existing smart phone, tablet or desktop, the second half of the equation can now be solved. At the same time, the latest iterations of biometric signature authorization offer gate-access specificity approaching 100%. The fact that the these new systems reside “in the cloud” outside of the organization‘s business system, and require absolutely no additional cash-outlays for hardware, tag them as a cost-effective option for compliance with both federal and provincial laws.