Blockchains

Part 1: Navigating the Blockchain Landscape Opportunities in Digital Health

Much of the promise of blockchain comes with its potential to disrupt and change how healthcare works, a position leading to questions and concerns among the healthcare community including HIMSS members – on what blockchain-driven disruption might look like. With that in mind, HIMSS has recently established a work group to examine blockchain distributed ledger

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Blockchain interest gaining, but cost questions cause providers pause

While most payers are implementing or are planning to launch blockchain projects by 2019, providers are still waiting to see how federal regulations unfold.Interest and understanding of blockchain technology has improved exponentially in the healthcare sector in 2017, which is being fueled by its potential to solve issues with interoperability, connectivity, privacy and patient record

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Juniper survey ranks IBM at top for blockchain

Microsoft and Accenture take second and third places.Analysts at Juniper Research have ranked IBM the top leader for blockchain technology as more than four in 10 respondents rated Big Blue as the leaderMicrosoft took second place and Accenture took the third spot.Nearly 400 company founders, executives, managers and IT leaders responded to Junipers Blockchain Enterprise

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Blockchain: The Answer to HIT Security?

With hacking attacks on the rise, healthcare organisations need to beef up measures to ensure better protection of sensitive patient data. Infosec teams may find the emerging Blockchain technology helpful in tackling the hacking threat. Blockchain is seeing growing support because of its capabilities to offer impregnable security.The technology may be new but Blockchain incorporates

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