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Blockchain in Healthcare

Blockchain Vendors Team with MDW on Medical Imaging Security

February 12, 2019 - Radiology blockchain marketplace Medical Diagnostic Web is partnering with two blockchain vendors, Bitfury and Longenesis, to build a new platform designed to maintain, share, and secure medical imaging data, the companies announced at HIMSS19 on Monday. The goal is to create a blockchain-based medical imaging ecosystem able to securely share medical images and patient data, including...


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Blockchain, HIPAA Regulation Lead Top 10 Stories of 2018

by Jessica Davis

Throughout the year, healthcare privacy, security and cybersecurity have a remained a crucial part of boardroom discussions, determining how best to proceed in an ever-evolving threat landscape. Those conversations will continue to...

Partnership Uses Blockchain Technology To Secure Fertility Data

by Fred Donovan

A partnership between Donor Concierge and ALTR will use blockchain technology to secure health data and patient privacy for FRTYL, a service that links fertility agencies and clinics with parents seeking infertility...

Few Execs Believe Healthcare IT Security Tech Will Be Disruptive

by Fred Donovan

Only 7 percent of executives surveyed by Reaction Data believe that healthcare IT security technology will have a significant disruptive impact on healthcare. Twenty-nine percent said that telemedicine will be the biggest disruptor, 20...

Speed, Not Security, Tops Priority List for Blockchain in Healthcare

by Jessica Kent

While 84 percent of IT executives believe blockchain-based solutions are more secure than traditional systems, just 21 percent cited improved security and lower risk to data as the most significant benefit of blockchain adoption, according...

Data Security Key Consideration for Healthcare Blockchain Success

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare data security, data storage, data availability, and confidentiality are some of the most important characteristics in the application of healthcare blockchain, according to the latest edition of Blockchain in...

Healthcare Blockchain Key Component for Trusted Data Exchange

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare blockchain is quickly becoming a hot topic in the industry, but data privacy and security and how data will be properly utilized are key concerns for the technology. Blockchain could play a key role though in the future of...

Data Security Key Focus in HIMSS Healthcare Blockchain Group

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare blockchain could greatly impact the industry, especially as it will help patients own and gather their own data. However, data security and other key areas cannot be overlooked, explained the HIMSS Blockchain Work Group. The...

Will Healthcare Blockchain Resolve Data Privacy Concerns?

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare blockchain is increasingly being viewed as a potential solution to numerous IT problems, such as connectivity issues, data privacy concerns, and patient record sharing barriers, according to a recent Black Book survey. The...

Why Data Security is Critical with Healthcare Blockchain

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare organizations are utilizing more electronic data than ever before, and many are working toward interoperability and connecting to HIEs. Data security measures cannot be an afterthought, and must be a top priority as covered...

ONC Blockchain Challenge Winners Emphasize Data Security

by Elizabeth Snell

ONC blockchain challenge winners were announced earlier this week, with the top white papers focusing on recommendations for market viability and creativity, as well as the advancement of health information flow. There were more than 70...

Health Data Privacy Discussed in ONC Blockchain Proposal

by Elizabeth Snell

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) submitted an “Ideation Challenge” proposal for the potential benefits of blockchain...

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