BLOCKCHAINS AND PHARMACIES: A NEW WAY OF LEVERAGING MEDICATION ADHERENCE Non-adherence to a treatment is becoming an important public health issue. This bad behavior is accountable for 125,000 deaths in the U.S. alone and costs the country $300B each year. There are multiple reasons that explain why patients do not take their treatment[…]
I had the pleasure to talk about the blockchain technology in healthcare at ICEEFest 2017 in Bucharest, Romania. Find more information about the event here: http://www.iceefest.com Full transcript of the talk: Trust is the key to our economic and financial system. It is the single most important element that allows individuals[…]
WHY BLOCKCHAIN FOR HEALTHCARE IS A GAME CHANGER In 2017, blockchain will change healthcare. Although this might seem like a bold statement, the facts show that this years could mark a turning point in the sector’s history. Blockchain for Healthcare is on its way to disrupt the industry. Blockchain, ICOs, AI. Healthcare[…]
PHARMA FIRMS CAN SOLVE ISSUES OF TRUST WITH BLOCKCHAIN. BUT ARE THEY WILLING TO? For a very long time, the pharmaceutical industry has had the wind in its sails. Revolutionary drugs called “blockbusters” were released into the market to cure, until then, fatal diseases, laboratories were the main source of innovation in the medical[…]
Leveraging Sustainable Innovation in Healthcare Innovation in healthcare is essential to leverage better public health as well as economic wealth. As access to care improves and technological innovation brings new perspectives in the medical field, the population’s expectations increase. People aim for stricter food and drug security measures, improved traceability and[…]
Blockchain in Healthcare : a New Revolution is Coming This is an English translation of the original article published in Cotidianul.ro in Romanian about blockchain in healthcare. Over the last 20 years, the economic system has moved from a centralized model around large organizations that provide goods or services to[…]
Although there have been many therapeutic innovations over the past years, the health care system hasn’t evolved much. Doctors struggle to find their patient’s complete medical records, fake drugs invade the market in developing countries causing great public health issues and patients don’t trust the pharmaceutical industry to release effective drugs on the market based[…]
Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that allows the user to interact with a computer-generated environment. Large companies such as Google or Samsung were among the first ones to invade the market with head-mounted displays and interactive clothing. Thus, users are no longer passive spectators in front of their screen but active participants in[…]
When it comes to health care, collecting, storing and using data is a very complex process. Although user information is sensitive, we can leave behind us pieces of data without even knowing it, especially when using health apps. Whether it is the number of steps we take each day, our heart rate during a[…]
Share This: The more you focus on blockchain technology and its use cases in healthcare, the more you realise that there are a lot of people talking about it but not much is actually being done. Although imagining the future of healthcare seems very exciting at first, getting to really change things and make[…]
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My name is Anca Petre and I am a Pharm. D and Business double degree candidate at Université Paris-Saclay and INSEEC Business School in London and Paris. In my own work, I primarily focus on the crossroads between healthcare and digital technologies. I am currently working on a research about the possible applications of Blockchain in Healthcare and I contribute to Intelligent HQ. I particularly enjoy working in the sectors’s startup environment.
Focus on digital innovation in the healthcare sector – apps, wearables, AI, etc.
Research and analysis of the applications of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector
Analysis of the specificities of the healthcare market and the opportunities for digital solutions.
Active in the digital health startup ecosystem | Organiser and participant in hackathons.