Blockchains

How Should Radiologists Think About Blockchain?

What do medical records, teleradiology, supply chain management, credentialing, and clinical research all have in common? They all are potential use cases for blockchain technology.In a March 26 presentation to the Society for Imaging Informatics, Woojin Kim, M.D., chief medical information officer in the healthcare division of Nuance Communications, explained some of things he thinks

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Blockchain in Healthcare Market 2023

Blockchain in healthcare market is expected to reach $890.5 million by 2023. This growth is primarily attributed to stringent regulations for safeguarding consumer data, increasing funding and investments in the blockchain arena, and rising adoption of blockchain technology in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

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HIMSS 2019: What Healthcare Organizations Should Know Before Diving into Blockchain

Current efforts leveraging blockchain in healthcare are few and far between, with many still in the testing stages, according David Houlding, principal healthcare lead for Microsoft. Speaking on Monday at the HIMSS 2019 conference in Orlando, Fla., Houlding said the technology allows secure, targeted sharing of healthcare data where it makes business sense adding that

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Blockchain Leaders Disclose Key Details on Provider Data Management Project

In December, two major healthcare stakeholdersAetna and Ascensionannounced their intentions to join the Synaptic Health Alliance, a group that has set out to explore how blockchain technology could improve healthcare data quality and reduce administrative costs.Aetna and Ascension are the latest two organizations added to the Alliance, which began in April 2018 with five prominent

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Blockchain in Energy Market Latest Trends & Forecast 2018 – 2023

According to the new market research report Blockchain in Energy Market by Type (Private, Public), Component (Platform, Services), End-user (Power, Oil & Gas), Application (Energy Trading, Grid Management, Payment Schemes, Supply Chain Management), and Region – Global Forecast to 2023″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, The blockchain in energy market is expected to grow from an estimated

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4 tips on Blockchain and GDPR compliance

Blockchain technology has been touted as an important innovation when it comes to storing and securing data, which abounds in healthcare. Some experts say the technology could help facilitate the creation of a more comprehensive, secure and interoperable repository of health-related information. Many healthcare organisations in Europe are eager to use blockchain; however, they are

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

Blockchain’s promise is so over the top that small tasks such as finally solving interoperability, securing all patient data, overhauling the supply chain, transforming electronic health records and generally saving the world are only scratching the surface of its myriad, much-hyped use cases.Blockchain won’t save the world, of course. It likely won’t even deliver on

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