132 Articles Matching "blockchain"

Protecting the pharmaceutical supply chain

May 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Governments, industry and regulators worldwide are trying to make the pharmaceutical supply chain more bullet-proof and the use of blockchain based track and trace technology has been hailed as a possible solution. Blockchain is an electronic cryptographic ledger which creates an immutable record of all events throughout the supply chain, allowing digital information to be distributed without being...
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Are Industries, Governments and UN Agencies Ready For 5th Machine Age Blockchain Adoption?

Apr 09, 2019 , Forbes
Blockchain adoption is growing however in tentative steps. It’s also clouded due to its association with cryptocurrencies which number around 2600 and crypto’s wide fluctuations in...
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The Executive's Guide to Emerging Business Technologies

Apr 02, 2019 , Forbes
Executives need to understand the range of emerging business technologies most likely to impact their cost, profitability and competitiveness. There are five steps to optimizing RPA, cloud computing, virtual and augmented reality, IOT, AI/ML, augmented analytics and blockchain -- among...
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Blockchain platform Healthereum Life Portfolio incentivizes appointment adherence with tokens

Mar 30, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The new platform gives patients tokens for showing up to appointments, answering surveys and completing other health-related...
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Blockchain Technology May (Eventually) Fix Healthcare: Just Don't Hold Your Breath

Mar 29, 2019 , Forbes
Blockchain technology may alter the delivery of care in the United States; it just won't happen...
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Rally launches new consumer wellness platform, Apple AR rumors and more digital health news briefs

Mar 12, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Lyft integrates blockchain platform for medical transports; Owkin's new funding,...
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Google Translated discharge instructions, FDA issues new draft guidance and more digital health news briefs

Feb 27, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Blockchain for clinical trials; Peloton's upcoming...
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Microsoft, Takeda, Eurordis take on rare diseases in children with report, pilots

Feb 21, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The three companies announced a slew of pilots employing machine learning, collaborative digital tools and blockchain...
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Tokenizing Healthcare Assets

Feb 20, 2019 , Forbes
Blockchain-enabled asset tokenisation presents new investment opportunities with global reach. Will healthcare finance be transformed by this innovative...
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Providence St. Joseph Health acquires blockchain-enabled revenue cycle solution

Feb 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Renton, Wash.-based integrated healthcare system acquired Lumedic, which aims to inject efficiency and interoperability into what are often archaic systems of collecting, analyzing and distributing claims and...
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HHS using blockchain to streamline contract procurement

Feb 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The tool HHS Accelerate leverages blockchain technology to streamline the process that the federal agency uses to procure products and services from private...
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Why The Next Evolution Of Global Health Care Will Be Blockchain-Based

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
This distributed ledger technology can improve security, efficiency, and the coordination of health care systems as an answer to aging legacy...
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Blockchain personal health record company rakes in $3.7M

Feb 08, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The news coincides with the announcement that Embleema will be joining the Alchemist Blockchain Techstars...
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Blockchain And The Resistance Of Incumbents

Feb 04, 2019 , Forbes
As FAGA companies continue their advance into the healthcare space, can blockchain technology bind stakeholders together to trust one another enough to compete with the incumbents? What factors aid their success and what business models make the...
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The Rise Of Smart Securities And Private Blockchains

Jan 31, 2019 , Forbes
This article covers the rise of smart digital securities and private blockchains that support them, as well as new security token issuances...
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Fintech And Biotech Are Coming Together To Transform Drug Development

Jan 30, 2019 , Forbes
Tech's latest impact on drug developement may not be in the lab, but in bank, as blockchain emerges as a new methodology to redefine and advance the financing of drug...
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Microsoft exec shares strengths and challenges of blockchain

Jan 25, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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Aetna, other health insurers team up with IBM on blockchain project

Jan 25, 2019 , Reuters
CVS Health Corp's Aetna and a host of other health insurers said on Thursday they have partnered with IBM Corp to create a blockchain network aimed at cutting costs in the healthcare industry....
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How blockchain helps to ensure continuity of care

Jan 19, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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The Chain Of Survival In Healthcare.

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Supply Chains contribute significantly to the cost of healthcare. Can blockchains revive this core function for the benefit of...
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