Blockchains

Private blockchain, explained

Data silos and interoperability challenges abound in healthcare, and blockchain technology appears to provide a solution, theoretically allowing distinct sources of data to update each other in a decentralized waywithout the considerable administrative burden of maintaining up-to-date centralized databases.But for a blockchain to function this way, the data stored on it must be made public

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How blockchain is fighting opioid epidemic

Much has been said about blockchain’s potential to enhance security of data management and sharing. Gartner has gone so far to say it’s overhyped at the moment; yet IBM and other tech firms are bent on turning the promise of cryptographic ledger technology into real-world efficiencies in healthcare and beyond.Blockchain’s growing list of innovative use

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CDC Explores Blockchain to Better Share and Track EHR Data

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has explored the digital ledger technology to secure data from electronic health records. It’s not just providers and research organizations that are exploring what blockchain can do to improve care coordination and delivery. Blockchain technology has been on the radar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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How AI And Blockchain Could Deliver Interoperability In Healthcare

EHRs arent the boon to healthcare that we expected. They were supposed to make it easier for physicians to record and track patient data, improve patient care, and create interoperability between multiple healthcare systems.Digitization was still new when EHRs became the standard, so some disruption was expected. However, no one predicted that keeping up with

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