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What the Healthcare Industry Needs to Adopt Blockchain

Blockchain technology will not only revolutionize medical records, it will also create a patient-centric healthcare industry dramatically different from what exists today. As discussed in previous posts, blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and altering of data by duplicating transactions and dispersing them to […]

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Can Blockchain Solve Global Supply Chain Chaos?

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a dramatic shift to digital transformation as millions of employees began to work from home. Now, with pandemic disruptions suppressing global supply chains; manufacturers, ship operators and importers are switching from paper to digital transactions using blockchain technology, reports Enda Curran in Bloomberg. As discussed in a previous post, blockchain is […]

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How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Healthcare 

From patient-centric hospital networks to higher quality medicine, blockchain technology is revolutionizing healthcare in a number of ways. As discussed in previous posts, blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and altering of data by duplicating transactions and dispersing them to “nodes” across the network.  […]

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Three Ways Blockchain Will Revolutionize the Healthcare Industry 

Today’s healthcare industry is plagued by outdated record keeping systems that are difficult to manage and protect. Blockchain technology is expected to dramatically improve this system. As we discussed in previous posts, blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and altering of data by duplicating […]

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Why the Future Internet of Things Depends on Blockchain

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to connect all devices through a cloud-based ecosystem. In the future, it could potentially undergird the infrastructure of smart cities in order to make communications far more streamlined and efficient than they are today. However, a major obstacle for IoT is that it still depends largely on […]

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Three Major Ways Blockchain Can Boost Supply Chains 

The supply chain industry is filled with obstacles, particularly when it comes to the logistics of getting goods and materials from one place to another. Current supply chain systems are laden with paperwork and the headache of unanticipated problems that arise in daily operations. Increasingly, experts see blockchain technology as a potential solution to simplifying […]

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How Blockchain Will Boost Global Supply Chains During the Pandemic

With more people shopping online than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic, blockchain is increasingly becoming a solution to tracking and authenticating goods along the complex and arduous global supply chain. Blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and data altercation. Not only will this […]

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Seven Ways Blockchain Will Strengthen IoT 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum. Between 2014 and 2019, the number of companies using IoT grew from 13% to 25%, according to the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. By 2023, there are expected to be 45 billion connected IoT devices, which will help set the foundation for future smart cities. Despite the […]

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Can Blockchain Help to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

Many experts fear that using technology like blockchain to track personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic can threaten personal data privacy in the United States. However, others say the technology can help stop the pandemic’s spread without encroaching on privacy, as long as it’s done correctly.  “The current ethos is to give up all […]

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