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How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

IBM exec on the ins and outs of securing internet of things devices in healthcare

The Internet of Things is a phenomenon with which healthcare CIOs, and just about everybody else, are by now quite familiar. Smartphones can control the lights in homes and manage security systems, for example. In healthcare, implanted medical devices can communicate with providers via the web. But there’s still a big learning curve ahead for… Read More »