In the wake of Covid-19, contactless healthcare interactions will become a standard feature of the patient experience.

To meet patient expectations, the industry will need a portable, privacy-preserving way of dealing with patient identity beyond the boundaries of individual healthcare organizations.

In this piece for HealthSystemCIO, NextGate’s Daniel Cidon explores how use of digital health passports serves to generate, verify, manage, and share trustworthy identities while giving patients control and autonomy over their digital identity and personal health data.