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Three Strategies for Managing Connected Health Data

The goal of connected healthcare devices is to improve patients' lives and reduce the burden on the medical system, pursuing the holy...

Blockchain use case: Electronic health records

Could distributed ledger technology offer the promise of real-time EHR updates, seamless interoperability and protection from ransomware? Blockchain...

European forum offers tips for blockchain GDPR compliance

European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum says that, while there are tensions and some uncertainty about how to protect data and...

Healthcare startups: Is blockchain right for you?

Startup founders warn their peers to think carefully about deploying distributed ledger technologies. According to IDC, 20 percent of healthcare organizations will be using blockchain by 2020....

What’s really fueling the blockchain craze? Dissatisfaction with the status quo

While interoperability and cybersecurity challenges persist and EHRs underwhelm, distributed ledger technology is so hyped because of the hopes for what it might mean...

As blockchain proves its worth for healthcare, regulatory questions remain

Attorneys offer their perspective on the privacy and compliance issues faced by the technology and how it squares, or not, with laws such as...

Blockchain primer for CFOs: What it is and how it can...

Blockchain technology is becoming more widespread, and early adopters will be in the best position to take advantage of its potential. You may have heard...

Smartphone app could use fingernails to detect anemia

The new technology can detect anemia with 97 percent sensitivity by analyzing photos of a user's fingernail. A smartphone camera, fingernails and a new app...

Big things ahead for blockchain in healthcare, new report shows

Advice for hospitals: Making inroads on blockchain now, with smaller projects that don't involve patient data, can help prepare them for larger opportunities ahead. Blockchain...

Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing

But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to...

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