Blockchain Possibilities Extend Beyond EHR Security

When it comes to conversations about the potential benefits of blockchain, most people tend to veer towards two topics: bitcoin and cybersecurity. For those of us in the healthcare sector, however, the technology’s value goes far beyond the asking price of the latest cryptocurrency or the ability to create a near-unbreakable encryption wall. Instead, advances [...]

By |2018-11-26T17:06:40+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What Are the Risk and Rewards of EHRs?

Twenty years ago, the vast majority of physician practices and hospitals seemed to run on paper. Paper records, paper forms, paper notes covered in illegible physician scrawl — few parts of the hardcopy system were ever particularly efficient or helpful. When Electronic Health Records (EHRs) entered the administrative mainstream in the mid-2000s, they revolutionized the [...]

By |2018-11-26T17:00:21+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Blockchain in Healthcare: The Future, or Just Another Fad?

The healthcare sector is notorious for its inefficiency. Each patient's treatment history and health profile presents as a garbled puzzle of information, its pieces cast among various providers and systems. A person who moves from state to state leaves fragments of their overall picture at their former physicians' offices, specialists' practices, and hospital systems. Compiling [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:22:56+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments