Tag: Informatics

Patient Verification and The State of Blockchain Adoption with Shyft Network CEO Bruce Silcoff

From prior authorization to cannabinoid oil, Medgadget has recently covered a range of companies leveraging blockchain technology to impact one or more aspects of healthcare. For this piece, similar to our conversation with technology thought leader David Houlding, we wanted to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. How broadly is bl (Read more...)

Patient Verification and The State of Blockchain Adoption with Shyft Network CEO Bruce Silcoff

From prior authorization to cannabinoid oil, Medgadget has recently covered a range of companies leveraging blockchain technology to impact one or more aspects of healthcare. For this piece, similar to our conversation with technology thought leader David Houlding, we wanted to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. How broadly is bl (Read more...)

Patient Verification and The State of Blockchain Adoption with Shyft Network CEO Bruce Silcoff

From prior authorization to cannabinoid oil, Medgadget has recently covered a range of companies leveraging blockchain technology to impact one or more aspects of healthcare. For this piece, similar to our conversation with technology thought leader David Houlding, we wanted to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. How broadly is bl (Read more...)

Patient Verification and The State of Blockchain Adoption with Shyft Network CEO Bruce Silcoff

From prior authorization to cannabinoid oil, Medgadget has recently covered a range of companies leveraging blockchain technology to impact one or more aspects of healthcare. For this piece, similar to our conversation with technology thought leader David Houlding, we wanted to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. How broadly is bl (Read more...)

Chatbots in Healthcare: Interview with John Fitzpatrick, VP of Media and Engagement at precisioneffect

Chatbots are increasingly common and a variety of websites use these automated chat systems to field user questions and provide direction and information. With advances in AI, chatbot interactions are becoming more sophisticated and have the potential to provide useful and meaningful engagement with a target audience. The technology has the advanta (Read more...)

Facebook and NYU Using AI to Speed Up MRIs

Facebook, under criticism for its business practices, seems to be branching off into other industries including medicine. Case in point is a partnership with NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology to develop artificial intelligence (AI) tools to improve how fast MRIs can be performed. Currently, a simple scan of a knee can take up [ (Read more...)

Healthcare Blockchain Startup Coral Health Announces Health Records App and Upcoming Token Sale (Interview)

Earlier this year Medgadget spoke with Coral Health about the company’s vision to create a more connected future in healthcare by leveraging blockchain technology. At the time, Coral Health COO Philip Parker commented that, “While EHRs have made record sharing possible, sharing has remained laborious and it wasn’t until the F (Read more...)

Virtual Reality Interactive Molecular Dynamics System to Help Researchers Design New Drugs

Drug discovery is a long and expensive process, and any technologies that can speed up how drugs are created has great potential to improve medicine overall. Scientists at Bristol University in the UK, Interactive Scientific, a spinoff of the university, and Oracle Corporation, have worked together to develop a virtual reality simulator that can be (Read more...)

Opportunity for Innovation or Potential Data Breach Nightmare? Project SPARK Announced in Ontario

Project SPARK, an initiative recently announced by the government of Ontario, Canada, is seeking to make healthcare data more accessible. As part of Canada’s nationwide single payer healthcare system, the government of Ontario has access to a significant number of patient health records, all located within a single database. This is in c (Read more...)