Tag Archives: Healthcare

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 »

5 latest healthcare industry lawsuits – Becker's Hospital Review

From a pharmacist charged with billing fraud to a patient suing a surgery center over a sterilization breach, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits making headlines. 1. Class-action suit against Merck puts common drugmaker defense to Supreme Court testThe U.S. Supreme Court will consider a case that examines a legal strategy drugmakers use to defend… Read More »

Creating an Infrastructure of Health Data to Support Amazon’s Leap into Healthcare

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS  Amazon has transformed the way we read books, shop online, host websites, do cloud computing, and watch TV. Can they apply their successes in all these other areas to healthcare? Just last week, Amazon announced Comprehend Medical, machine learning software that digitizes and processes medical records. “The process of developing clinical trials… Read More »