Tag Archives: Results

Blockchain pilots expected to show results in specific use cases

Several pilot projects using blockchain technology in healthcare are expected to wrap up in 2019, expected to show demonstrable results in commonsense use cases. Those demonstration projects could prove the value of the technology to the healthcare industry is solving vexing information coordination problems, such as ascertaining the accuracy of data in provider directories and… Read More »

‘The results were impressive’: Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells’

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists have known that an accumulation of senescent cells in the body is linked to aging symptoms such as frailty and arthritis, as well as diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Senescent… Read More »

Tenet Q3 results 'mixed at best' with lower admissions, net loss

Brief Published Nov. 6, 2018 Dive Brief: Tenet Health reported Tuesday that admissions on a same facility basis fell 2% during the third quarter compared to a year earlier. The chain’s outpatient totals were not much better, increasing slightly by 0.4%. “Our hospitals did not meet our expectations and we are focusing on specific areas… Read More »