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THE END OF BUSINESS AS USUAL. REINVENTING ACCESS TO HEALTH DATA WITH BLOCKCHAIN. TURN ON THE LIGHT PLEASE!
Health data has been described as healthcare’s “oil”, “gold”, “currency”, “backbone”, “blood”. Whatever the characterization we decide to use to describe health data, it is indisputable that health data is an essential ingredient to attain any health objective, be it from the perspective of the patient or that of any health institution and society as a whole.
November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019
Fátima Sanz de León
EXPLAINING BLOCKCHAIN TO NON-TECHIES: OVERCOMING THE LANGUAGE BARRIER. IS THE HEALTH SECTOR READY FOR SOME HELP?
Blockchain technology is already transforming healthcare but we have only scratched the surface of what it can do.
November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019
Fátima Sanz de León
Game Changer for Rare Diseases: A Patient Registry on Blockchain
How decentralized patient registries can facilitate access to patients and their families by giving them access to research, treatment options, and peer-to-peer community connections.
November 1, 2019
October 17, 2019
Eberhard Scheuer, PhD
Tackling the Problem at Source: Tuberculosis Medication Adherence in the Era of Digital Financing
Why do Tuberculosis (TB) patients stop treatment? Perhaps, the complexity of TB treatment adherence can be best understood against key adherence barriers. Obstacles to TB medication adherence can be found on both the demand and the supply side of TB care.
October 31, 2019
July 11, 2019
Fátima Sanz de León
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