Tag: Healthcare

  • Biotech Giant Plans to Securely Share Genetic Data on a Blockchain

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    A publicly traded biotech giant based in South Korea is turning to blockchain to allow it to share genetic data without risk of hacking or infringement of patients’ privacy. Macrogen, a DNA sequencing service provider with headquarters in Seoul, said in a press release on Monday that it is working with Big Data firm Bigster to develop a […]

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  • AI Is Transforming Healthcare as We Know It. Here’s a Look at the Future — and the Opportunities for Entrepreneurs.

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    Artificial intelligence companies are taking on the health industry with big results for consumers. Here are the pros, cons and potential business opportunities. Try to conceptualize all the medical knowledge in the world. How many books would it fill? How many topics would it cover? How many years would it take to learn in its […]

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  • Company to Store Healthcare Data on Blockchain Platform for Simple and Secure Data Sharing

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    Data storage in healthcare industries is of critical importance. Security breaches in this sector will not only have an impact financially — in terms of health insurance — but could also compromise patient safety. The new platform Timicoin aims to enhance patient data safety through blockchain technology. Describing themselves as the “Tokenized Healthcare Ecosystem,” Timicoin claims to […]

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  • Revolutionizing Healthcare Through Design to Save Lives

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    Good design has the power to transform healthcare, both inside and outside the hospital, according to Royal Philips’ chief design officer Sean Carney. “It’s a huge shift for Philips,” said Carney on Tuesday, speaking to Fortune’s deputy editor Brian O’Keefe at the Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore. “We’ve been in consumer electronics and lighting, but now we’re […]

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  • 35 Examples How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

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    It's quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more that just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day . Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, others …

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