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Two ways blockchain could have a quick impact in healthcare

The promise of blockchain technology as a practical means of solving elusive healthcare data and transactional challenges has rapidly advanced. For example, a recent Deloitte global survey found that 55 percent of healthcare IT executives strongly believe blockchain will become a “disruptive force” in healthcare. Nearly half (49 percent) of healthcare executives say they plan… Read More »

HIMSS19: CMS innovation center could jumpstart interoperability models

Dive Brief: CMS may move to push early adoption of infrastructure​ promoting transparency and stymieing data blocking, Adam Boehler, the head of the agency’s payment model testing and innovation center, hinted Wednesday. Speaking at HIMSS19, the head of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation said the center’s models could “drive [transparency initiatives] sooner” than… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could a pill replace insulin injections?

Researchers have developed a new pill that can deliver insulin straight into the stomach wall. Will injections soon be a thing of the past? An easy-to-swallow pill could replace daily insulin injections. When type 2 diabetes is at an advanced stage, the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin. At this point, doctors usually recommend… Read More »