SOURCE: BIO-key International, Inc.

BIO-key International, Inc.

April 10, 2015 08:00 ET

World Class Healthcare Partners Highlighting BIO-key Fingerprint Authentication for EHR & EPCS at HIMSS 2015

Growing Interest in Fingerprint Authentication Driven by Compliance

WALL, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2015) - BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a leader in fingerprint biometric identification technologies and secure device-to-cloud mobile credentialing and identity verification solutions, announced that the companies healthcare partners will be highlighting BIO-key solutions at the HIMSS 2015 event April 12th - 16th to be held at the McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. Over 35,000 healthcare IT professionals will attend the four day educational and networking event.

This year, attendees can learn about BIO-key's flexible authentication options for accessing electronic health records and achieving compliant two-factor authentication for EPCS by visiting one of the company's healthcare partner booths. BIO-key's healthcare partner program continues to expand and our solutions will be highlighted at the Allscripts booth #3521, Aventura booth #3080, CA Technologies booth #5538, Caradigm booth #7307, HealthCast booth #7320, IBM booth #1425, KSI Keyboards booth #3253 and RFIDeas Solutions booth #2084. BIO-key also integrates with solutions from Epic as well as Lumidigm® biometric readers from HID Global. 

The foundation of BIO-key's suite of authentication solutions for healthcare is championed by the company's NIST evaluated fingerprint biometric software. BIO-key's WEB-key 3.5 platform offers adaptive authentication options to support Prox Cards, Token's and Challenge Response - Knowledge Based Questions. WEB-key can also work side by side with One Time Passwords (OTP).

"We continue to see a strong interest in our authentication solutions for healthcare as evidenced by our growing partner network," stated Mike DePasquale, BIO-key Chairman and CEO. "As federal and state mandates for EPCS and secure access to patient information spread across the nation, hospitals and clinics along with physicians and nurses appreciate the benefits that BIO-key technology delivers. For the provider we offer the convenience of one touch authentication, for the organization we provide an unparalleled level of security and efficiency, for the patient, we offer additional time for treatment and care; so the benefits are universal." 

About BIO-key® 
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers. BIO-key's award winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world's largest identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity, and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key's technology is offered directly or by market leading partners around the world. (http://www.bio-key.com)

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