Leveraging Sustainable Innovation in Healthcare

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

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[…]

5 Infographics Explaining How Blockchain Can Change Healthcare

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 – A New Tool For Psychologists

  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[…]

Blockchain Use Cases in Healthcare

Blockchain Use Cases in Healthcare Use Case #1 : Drug Traceability What is the problem? Drug counterfeiting is a major problem in the pharmaceutical industry. Here are some metrics revealed by the Health Research Funding Organisation: 10% to 30% of the drugs sold in developing countries are counterfeit; The counterfeit drug market is worth $200 billion annually;[…]

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TOP 5: Meilleurs Papiers sur la Blockchain dans la Santé

For the English version, click here La Blockchain est la nouvelle technologie dont tout le monde parle. Cependant, beaucoup ne comprennent pas ce que c’est, comment cela fonctionne et comment elle peut être utilisée. La Blockchain et sa première application, le Bitcoin, sont devenus très populaires dans le secteur financier, avec de nombreuses banques internationales qui investissent[…]

Can Blockchain Stop Drug Counterfeiting?

  The World Health Organisation estimates 50 percent of drugs consumed in developing countries are counterfeit. Among them, the majority are anti-malarias and antibiotics. These fake drugs can harm the patients and fail to treat the diseases they are prescribed for. Moreover, using these drugs can create resistances to the original product.   Although developed[…]

10 Myths and Misconceptions About Blockchain

    Since blockchain first appeared in 2008, the number of people interested by the subject grew exponentially. Big companies invested millions in this technology and what was first seen as a « geek hobby » is becoming the next significant innovation of the 21st century. However, the more people hear about blockchain, the more they want[…]