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Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Is Blockchain the right technology for healthcare?

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain technology is touted as being potentially revolutionary, but what’s the view for the healthcare sector? Known for being an industry that’s slow to adopt and adapt to new tech, could there be any value in Blockchain for healthcare? HealthManagement.org spoke to four Blockchain experts for their views.  Kamales Lardi  Managing Partner ... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Blockchain will transform healthcare

2019 21 Jan

Adoption of distributed ledger technology will benefit patients and providers Blockchain is more than just a technology that allows us to do what we already do better, faster and cheaper. This peer-to-peer new technology has the potential to create a more inclusive economy, where patients can benefit from health data ownership. One... Read more

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Who stands to benefit from healthcare Blockchain?

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain revolutionises data security, research and monetisation Blockchain can provide the backbone for a health data infrastructure that enables patients to control and benefit financially from their health data. The power of health data  The tsunami of personal data brought about by the digital revolution now extends far beyond... Read more

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Blockchain solves healthcare data obstacles

2019 21 Jan

Incentivising patients with tokenomics of health data  A cryptocurrency that represents the value of health information can motivate individuals to make their health data shareable to those who are willing to pay for it. Tokens are well established in the context of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. It’s a digital asset that... Read more

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Is Blockchain impacting the healthcare arena?

2019 21 Jan

The Blockchain race in healthcare has yet to begin Supporters say it has everything to offer healthcare security and transparency, but what do practical, on-the-ground C-levels really think about Blockchain's potential today?  While the technology trend-o-metre and cryptocurrency world at large set off fireworks of exciting talk and... Read more

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The whole patient? The whole person

2018 07 Nov

I am myself and my circumstances (Ortega y Gasset). Patients are people when they leave the doctor´s office. They live a life, have jobs and families. Taking a whole person approach is the only way forward to face today´s and tomorrow´s healthcare challenges. Why is talking about the whole person relevant today in healthcare? Let’s... Read more

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Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?

2018 07 Nov

What is the potential for a more rounded healthcare approach? If we want to implement the WHO definition of health, we need to build people-centred care and service systems that we will evaluate the patient as a whole. In 1948, the World Health Organization defined the concept of health as follows: “A state of complete physical, mental... Read more

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Measuring Patient Engagement

2018 07 Nov

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the issues and opportunities in quantifying patient engagement in pharma. It is an exciting time to be a member of the ‘patient economy’. For close to a decade pharma has worked relentlessly – sometimes seeming to run in circles – chasing the ‘perfect’ infrastructure to implement... Read more

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Seven steps to the ‘Perfect Patient Information Journey’

2018 07 Nov

Leadership comes first. High-quality patient information is crucial to the success of personalised care. Leadership from the management team is critical in embedding patient information throughout patient pathways. Why should healthcare managers make patient information a priority when there are so many other pressing items... Read more