Biometric Identification in eHealthcare: Learning from the Cases of Russia and Italy

  • Polina Kachurina
  • Francesco Buccafurri
  • Lyudmila Bershadskaya (Vidiasova)
  • Elena Bershadskaya
  • Dmitrii Trutnev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9265)


Biometric identification technologies have become very popular in the last ten years. Applications that use biometrics are multiple and can be used for a variety of purposes: from physical access control, to authentication and access to information, recognition of people, etc. E-government is certainly a context where biometrics has a crucial role, because high level of assurance about the identity of citizens is required, whenever they interact by means of digital procedures with the Public Sector. Advanced technologies of digital identity may be seen as a factor influencing the quality improvement and raising the availability of services that require trusted environment.

This paper is aimed to find promising methods and models of building infrastructure of public and commercial services in the field of biometrics identification. Two practical cases (Russian and Italian) have been taken for the analysis in this regards. The authors are focused on modern technological trends in ICT- distribution of biometric technologies and mobile applications in the field of e-government and prepared conclusions on its best implementation not just in two studied countries but worldwide as well.


Biometric identification eHealthcare Multiply identification Healthcare applications Voice identification 



This work was partially financially supported by research work No.415825 “Development of opinion-mining tool for getting citizens’assessment on government activities”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Polina Kachurina
    • 1
  • Francesco Buccafurri
    • 2
  • Lyudmila Bershadskaya (Vidiasova)
    • 1
  • Elena Bershadskaya
    • 3
  • Dmitrii Trutnev
    • 1
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.DIIES DepartmentUniversity of Reggio CalabriaReggio CalabriaItaly
  3. 3.Penza State Technological UniversityPenzaRussia

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