Epidemiology and Public Health in the Age of Blockchain

Epidemiology and Public Health in the Age of Blockchain

What is a blockchain in a public health context? Blockchain could be defined by 3 main characteristics : 1. Blockchain Is Not Just Bitcoin But A Public Ledger A blockchain can be described as a public ledger to which anyone can contribute. The ledger keeps track of transactions that are validated by a network of[…]

Blockchains and Pharmacies: a New Way of Leveraging Medication Adherence

Blockchains and Pharmacies: a New Way of Leveraging Medication Adherence

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[…]

ICEEFest 2017: New Opportunities in Healthcare with Blockchain (video)

ICEEFest 2017: New Opportunities in Healthcare with Blockchain (video)

  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

Why Blockchain for Healthcare is a Game Changer

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[…]