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IT Management

New Blockchain body promotes the tech in healthcare

2019 05 Feb

Blockchain is said to be what healthcare needs to address numerous issues and concerns related to data storage, security and privacy, as well as sharing and exchange of information. With sophisticated encryption methods and decentralisation, advocates note, data cannot be more safe in the blockchain. Still, many healthcare organisations have expressed... Read more

IT Management

Blockchain genomics marketplace

2019 22 Jan

Dr. Axel Schumacher, who has worked in the field of genetics for more than 20 years, says humanity is witnessing the beginning of a greatly exciting era of precision medicine . Of note, he expects the cost of genome sequencing a person to continue its downward trend – with costs recently falling below the $1,000 dollar mark and soon hitting the... Read more

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain support advances in radiology?

2019 21 Jan

In 2019 we will embrace Blockchain and innovation as necessary support for the healthcare of our time. Blockchain can influence the design and implementation of new models by refining data security; provide more robust audit trail mechanisms required, eliminate medical imaging acquisitions repetition, reduce transaction costs, while allowing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain change the healthcare ecosystem?

2019 21 Jan

Discovering the potential of Blockchain development; pursuing advantages of creating decentralised architectures This article presents an abstract concept and predictive benefit of applying Blockchain technology in the healthcare ecosystem. Some current working use cases show the potential short-term benefits of Blockchain database replacement.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Blockchain for radiology

2019 21 Jan

Key areas where Blockchain has the potential to spark a revolution & increase quality while decreasing healthcare cost. Blockchain is an exciting new technology that promises to address many problems that exist within the current framework in radiology. We discuss three key areas where Blockchain can potentially spark a revolution and increase... Read more