Submitted by mmiliard on Fri, 2018-12-28 11:42
Federal officials are working on policy about the emerging technology deliberately, helping to set expectations for near- and medium-term healthcare applications.
Submitted by tsullivan on Wed, 2018-12-26 11:44
Amazon, Change Healthcare and Walmart all made moves worth watching as we head into 2019.
Submitted by mmiliard on Fri, 2018-12-14 14:01
Could distributed ledger technology offer the promise of real-time EHR updates, seamless interoperability and protection from ransomware?
Submitted by mmiliard on Fri, 2018-12-14 11:48
European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum, says that, while there are tensions and some uncertainty about how to protect data and use blockchain under GDPR, there are still ways to accomplish it.
Submitted by mmiliard on Thu, 2018-12-13 09:42
Tamper-proof distributed ledger tech helps with efficiency, security, integrity and visibility of pharmacy and other supply chain data. And because it doesn't necessarily involve PHI, it may be a logical place for hospitals to start exploring.
Submitted by tsullivan on Wed, 2018-12-12 07:07
While interoperability and cybersecurity challenges persist and EHRs underwhelm, distributed ledger technology is so hyped because of the hopes for what it might mean in the future.
Submitted by mmiliard on Tue, 2018-12-11 09:51
Attorneys offer their perspective on the privacy and compliance issues faced by the technology and how it squares, or not, with laws such as HIPAA and GDPR.
Submitted by bsiwicki on Fri, 2018-12-07 11:57
Recently the first digital currency – redeemable for U.S. dollars – was deposited in physicians’ wallets for improving care and patient satisfaction.