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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology recently published a research paper on the applicability of Blockchain technology in securing and recording medical record components.
According to a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit entitled “Healthcare rallies for blockchains,” over 16% of healthcare companies are ready to implement blockchain in 2017 for commercial purposes.
Peter Nichol, a healthcare business and technology executive, believes that the blockchain technology will lead the healthcare industry to a new era of technology and innovation with immutable ledgers and secure transfer of data.
In a world where cash is king, crime is rife. Bitcoin has come to the rescue of the cash beleaguered medical marijuana businesses.
Online medical inquiry platform Ask The Doctor now accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for medical inquiries, aims to increase privacy in medical payments.
Online drug store and medical platform United Pharmacies has officially introduced Bitcoin as its newest payment method, offering 10% discount for all drugs and products listed on its store.
An increasing number of startups and organizations in the medical industry have proposed projects to secure health data on a Blockchain network.
Guardtime announced a partnership with the Estonian eGovernment e-Health Foundation to accelerate blockchain-based management for patient healthcare records.
To combat the Zika virus, Puerto Rico instituted a price freeze to keep condom prices from exploding. Meanwhile, its economy needs stimulation. Bitcoin can help provide that growth.
UBS donated its Blockchain-based code to the non-profit organization HEAL Alliance to help research in HIV.
If you’ve seen movies like Idiocracy, even at the future’s lowest level of technological advancement, people will be scanning body parts to get through life.
Readers of CoinTelegraph are likely to be among the increasing hordes of people who make their livings sitting behind a computer screen from four to nine hours a day.
Blockchain-based record keeping service Factom has today announced its latest partnership with major US medical services provider HealthNautica.
As someone who's gotten two mothers to use Bitcoin, I thought I'd offer up a few tips on what seems to entice the maternal amongst us.
The team behind the “blockchain-based anti-counterfeit solution,” Block Verify, wants to have a global, positive social impact by using blockchain technology to “make the world more honest.”
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