Search Tag: blockchain

IT Management

Blockchain ANN to save lives

2018 06 Mar

The use of artificial intelligence in healthcare seems to grow at a frenetic pace. Indeed, according to a forecast by IBM, the medical AI market will be worth $200 billion a year in a few years. And Skychain, a key player in advancing the use of healthcare AI, has made public its goal of capturing a lion's share of the market.Skychain is a project which... Read more

IT Management

Blockchain and the monetisation of healthcare data

2018 27 Feb

The application of artificial intelligence in healthcare continues to expand, and this time AI will be used in combination with blockchain technology to create a global marketplace for healthcare data. In this blockchain-based marketplace, the monetisation of a person's health data (e.g., blood test results) will become possible.Longenesis, a healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Blockchain in Healthcare Congress

2018 09 Feb

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Health Management

Smart contracts in healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Looking at the future of Smart Contracts in healthcare. Could Smart Contract-enabled blockchains help protect patient data while also promoting watertight agreements in healthcare? How Blockchain and Smart Contracts will impact the funding of research and innovation in healthcare Definitions Blockchain: A digital ledger in which transactions made in... Read more

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 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