Tag: Healthcare

USA’s Congress House Committie Receives a Statement of the Use of Blockchain in The Health Sector

United States Congress House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health received yesterday a statement from Scott Gottlieb MD Resident Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute, the document was based on Health Care Solutions to increase patient choice and plan innovation, the statement featured the use of Blockchain as a solution to empower next-generation computing infrastructure. Scott Gottlieb is a medical doctor and resident fellow of the American Enterprise Institute …
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Data Breach Worries In The Healthcare Sector Are Far From Over

People who have been following the string of data breaches affecting the healthcare industry as of late will know new solutions have to be created. With an estimated US$6.2bn in losses, there is no better time than now to start looking beyond the scope of traditional security possibilities. Healthcare Data Breaches Are Mounting A quite worrying trend is going on in the healthcare sector, as 90% of all organisations have …
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Healthcare Division of Philips Launches Blockchain Research Lab

Philips Healthcare, a subdivision of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips technology company, has announced the launch of its Blockchain Research Lab. According to the launch site, Philips spent a considerable amount of time exploring distributed ledgers and blockchain tech, before deciding to form this group: “Beginning in 2016, the Philips Blockchain Lab was established following six months of exploratory research into blockchain technology.” The new laboratory is located at the company’s …
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Building New Trust Relations Through Distributed Ledger Technology

To many people, it is hard to imagine how either Bitcoin and its underlying distributed ledger  technology could be used for other means than financial purposes With so many misconceptions and skepticism surrounding the popular digital currency, it is not hard to see why people’s judgment would be clouded. But it is not all that difficult to see how the blockchain will transform various aspects of life as finance is …
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