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Walmart Files Blockchain EHR Data Patent

For Walmart to file a patent for blockchain supply chain data would not be particularly newsworthy. Maybe even some sort of financial transactions …

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Health for coins, not dollars ;) – The “not so serious” Mapping of Healthcare Cryptocurrencies

By SOFIJA DRECUNAt this years’ SXSW it was all about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, but it was like that at HIMSS, JPM, CES, etc. as well. Since we …

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Blockchain For Scientists Takes On Elsevier, The Business The Internet Couldn't Kill

It was 1995, the year that Craigslist, eBay and Expedia were born.<p>The age of the internet had arrived, and we at <i>Forbes</i> magazine, all too aware of academics’ complaints about cashing out for research, made a prediction: Elsevier, the largest publisher of scientific journals, would be its “first …

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A Prescription for Blockchain in Health Care

Blockchain, Bitcoin And The Electronic Health Record

Physicians have a love-hate relationship with the electronic health record (EHR). On the one hand, doctors know they can’t provide the best possible medical care without them. And on the other, today’s EHR systems are cumbersome, clunky and slow physicians down.<p>Indeed, there’s much to love and much …

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Blockchain in Healthcare: Enthusiasm is growing, but still a long way to go to realize impact

Key Takeaways:• Blockchain can be useful in healthcare in contexts where there is dependency between transactions and an asset, such as data, passes …

Pragmatic, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology: Paving the Future for Healthcare | Blockchain in Healthcare Today

Main Article Content<p><b>Ron Ribitzky, MD</b><p>R&D Ribitzky<p><b>James St. Clair</b><p>Institute for Healthcare Financial Technology<p><b>David I Houlding</b><p>Intel Corporation<p><b>Chrissa</b> …

Revolutionising health: Predicting patient health using blockhain and wearable technology

Instead of this patient wearing a heart monitor that records and stores data that is then downloaded onto a computer, the patient could wear a …

Top 12 Companies Bringing Blockchain To Healthcare

Security, trust, traceability, and control – these are the promises of the blockchain, the technology with the most potential in healthcare at the …

This Is How Blockchain Is Changing Healthcare

Chrissa McFarlane, founder and CEO of Patientory, has connected healthcare and blockchain in a way that will save everyone a lot of time. Patientory stores health records for patients and providers which eliminates the need for filling out paperwork every time you visit a doctor’s office.<p>McFarlane …

What The Hell Is Blockchain And What Does It Mean For Healthcare And Pharma? - The Medical Futurist

Blockchain is proving itself for real-world healthcare applications

But experts from IEEE, UC San Diego and Health Linkages say the key is to make sure it's the "right solution for the right problem."

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Healthcare & Medical Records

Blockchain technology has been at the center of media attention due largely to bitcoin, an upcoming digital currency that uses blockchain technology, …

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What The Hell Is Blockchain And What Does It Mean For Healthcare And Pharma?

Blockchain already earned the buzzword of the year award, so it is high time to address the elephant in the room. Is it really there? If it is, will …

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How blockchain can streamline healthcare

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Some clinics allow patients to pay in bitcoin — but find little demand

As the value of bitcoin climbed last year, so too did its public prominence. Still, the cryptocurrency isn’t accepted in all that many …

How Blockchain Will Transform Healthcare Information Management

When we hear blockchain, we think Bitcoin, but cryptocurrencies are one of thousands of possible applications for blockchain technology. Outside of …

Blockchain and The Future of Medicine

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Can This App That Lets You Sell Your Health Data Cut Your Health Costs?

CoverUS wants to use the blockchain to let healthcare companies reward you for the data they now buy from your insurance company.<p>Americans could do with new ways to save on healthcare. Obamacare-administered plans are set to get more expensive by up to 50% this year amid uncertainty around federal …

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Health Information Traceability (HIT) Foundation is preparing the launch of a blockchain-based marketplace for personal health data in May, 2018. It …

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

There are 26 different electronic medical records systems used in the city of Boston, each with its own language for representing and sharing data. …

How blockchain technology delivers vaccines, saves lives

Imagine that today is a vaccination day in a rural health facility in Nigeria. About 25 mothers are sitting in a waiting room to get polio or DTP3 …

Opinion: Blockchains and health care: promising and moving quickly, though no silver bullet

The buzz about opportunities for blockchains in the health care and pharmaceutical industries continues to ramp up. This technology can give us new …

I’ll Take My Healthcare in Cryptocurrency, Please

Breaking down Patientory’s $7.2 million initial coin offering<p>As I clicked “buy” on my new Coinbase dashboard, I watched as my bank account confirmed …

Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five

If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is…<p>We’re sitting on a park bench. It’s a great day.<p>I have one apple with me. I give it to …

What Is Blockchain And How Will It Change The World?

According to a study of 4,800 professionals from around the world, 66% of people believe that innovation will be the biggest factor influencing economic growth over the next 30 years.<p>In order to thrive (or indeed, survive) in this continuously evolving economy, young professionals will need to …

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How Blockchain Will Change Organizations

For the last century, academics and business leaders have been shaping the practice of modern management. The main theories, tenets, and behaviors …