GenKey supplies biometric healthcare solution to Kenya
01 September 2015 13:29 GMT

Netherlands-based healthcare and elections biometrics firm GenKey has deployed a biometric identity management solution for the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF).

The solution includes a biometric smart card solution for member registration, biometric deduplication, identification and verification, and a healthcare management system for generating electronic claims.

“We are very excited about this project, which aims to facilitate the Kenya NHIF with an accessible, affordable and high-quality health management information system that will help increase efficiency and curb fraud”, says Michiel van der Veen, CEO of GenKey. “It is an important milestone for GenKey, which brings us one step closer to our ambition of becoming the leading provider of digital healthcare solutions for Africa and other emerging markets”, he adds.

GenKey noted in a statement that the solution is based on GenKey’s core solutions and biometric technologies, including the Enrollment Solution (Necto), the Member Management Solution (SPiRE), the Automated Biometric Identification Solution (ABIS) for deduplication, the Adjudication Solution, the Biometric Verification Software and the Claim Code Solution.

Biometric registration of 4 million NHIF members and dependents will commence on 1 September 2015.

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