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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 »

‘It’s not a specific medical diagnosis’: Expensive food sensitivity tests don’t work, allergists warn

Dr. David Stukus recently used a trendy at-home food sensitivity test, complete with alcohol swabs, gauze, lancets and a biohazard bag. He cleaned his ring finger with the alcohol prep pad, pressed a lancet against the “puncture site” until it clicked, squeezed his finger to get a good drop of blood to form and then… Read More »