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IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

January 11, 2017 - IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate the use of blockchain technology in the exchange of owner-mediated data from sources including electronic medical records (EHRs), clinical trials,...


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IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate...

Deloitte Sees Promising Future for Healthcare Blockchain

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Blockchain has the potential to transform health IT infrastructure by increasing the security, privacy and interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs), according to a recent report released by Deloitte. Blockchain may be able to place...

What Does Blockchain Mean for Health IT Infrastructure?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry continues to explore the value of blockchain technology for improving its approach to security and interoperability. Blockchain could be the future of electronic health information exchange, but how does it work? Bitcoin...

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