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IT Management

Blockchain: The Answer to HIT Security?

2017 05 Sep

With hacking attacks on the rise, healthcare organisations need to beef up measures to ensure better protection of sensitive patient data. Infosec teams may find the emerging Blockchain technology helpful in tackling the hacking threat. Blockchain is seeing growing support because of its capabilities to offer impregnable security. The technology may... Read more

IT Management

Can Blockchain Dovetail with Healthcare Privacy Laws?

2017 09 May

Blockchain has generated much interest and excitement in healthcare as this emerging technology represents a new paradigm for storing data. With the industry's strict privacy regulations, however, experts are of the opinion that implementing the digital ledger technology won't be easy.See Also: Is Healthcare Ready for Blockchain?"It's the implementation... Read more

IT Management

Is Healthcare Ready for Blockchain?

2017 18 Apr

A number of obstacles must be overcome before blockchain can have widespread implementation in healthcare, according to technology experts. These include regulations, implementation costs, technical challenges, as well as deeply entrenched business models. See Also: How Blockchain Can Make HIT More SecureHealthcare has sets of rules covering privacy,... Read more

IT Management

2016 15 Dec

Drew Ivan was one of the winners in the recent ONC Blockchain Ideation Challenge which focused on use of the technology in healthcare security. He is Director of Business Technology at Orion Health.  Drew answered the HealthManagement.org question: What are the top potential benefits of using Blockchain technology to secure healthcare records?   Blockchain... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health 2.0 Europe 2017

2016 13 Dec

HEALTHIO and Health2.0 Europe are co-located Events Health 2.0 is the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies. Through a global series of conferences, developer competitions, and leading market intelligence, Health 2.0 drives the innovation and collaboration necessary to transform health and health... Read more

IT Management

Bitcoin Technology for Healthcare?

2016 04 Oct

  Technology used in connection with Bitcoin currency could be the solution for healthcare’s wide-ranging IT systems. Blockchain garnered global attention as Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer transactions system for verifying and recording transactions in a ledger. The healthcare sector innovators are starting to take notice of blockchain’s capacity for supporting enormous... Read more