Article: Blockchain, telehealth promise more efficiency as healthcare looks to bounce back from COVID-19

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Blockchain, telehealth promise more efficiency as healthcare looks to bounce back from COVID-19

Blockchain in particular, with its notion of a distributed ledger, allows a level of interoperability that doesn’t yet exist in any wide-scale form. Interoperability – the ability for disparate electronic health records systems to communicate with one another – has long been seen as a holy grail in healthcare.

Realizing that goal will bring a heightened level of efficiency to the system, from payment mechanisms to the ability of patients to get data and services in real time.

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Article: Blockchain Could Be the Answer to Online Privacy Concerns

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Blockchain Could Be the Answer to Online Privacy Concerns

Consumers are rapidly becoming aware of their data rights — or lack thereof — in the wake of numerous data breaches and social media companies selling their information. Meanwhile, companies like Apple and others are making privacy a stated goal for their customers. How can businesses walk the tightrope between using critical customer data and protecting their privacy? Emerging privacy technologies like blockchain and confidential computing provide an ideal solution.

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