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IT Management

Smashing Patient Data Silos with Blockchain

2020 04 Mar

Ideally, with digital technology, storing and sharing of healthcare data can be done in a breeze. Despite widening use of EHRs, however, sharing of patient data between provider organisations remains difficult. This problem highlights the lack of interoperability in medical records.     You might also like: UAE Launches Health Data Storage... Read more

IT Management

UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more