Imprivata acquires biometric firm HT systems

Lexington, Mass.-based Imprivata has acquired Tampa, Fla.-based HT Systems for $19 million in cash.

Imprivata is a health IT security company providing authentication and access management solutions for the healthcare industry. HT Systems provides biometric patient identification technology, such as its PatientSecure palm scanners that distinguish patients by analyzing the vein patterns in their hands.

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