Posted 29th May 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
Manuela Maria Schöner, part of the Corporate Strategy & Consulting division at Boehringer Ingelheim, spoke to us recently about her work with blockchain. She described her perspective on the use of data in the industry, and how Blockchain could become a key tool in meeting the needs of the primary stakeholders: patients.
Posted 20th May 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
We are building the solutions that will revolutionise healthcare in the future: solutions that will transform the trust relationship between the industry and patients, and the whole dynamic of healthcare. As co-founder of 23 Consulting, I am involved in supporting health organisations with their blockchain projects.
Posted 15th May 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
The first topic I worked on that combined Blockchain and healthcare was the project I’m going to talk about at the Blockchain in Healthcare Congress. It was commissioned by the Finnish government, looking at how blockchain technology and Smart Contracts could help in a planned governmental social and healthcare reform.
Posted 1st May 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
Blockchain technology is still in its nascency in the healthcare industry. At Frost & Sullivan, we do research and consulting for leading pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, and the digital solution vendors that are providing Blockchain solutions to end-users.
Posted 26th April 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
Alongside my primary role as a Project Manager, I have since 2016 been the Roche lead for the IMI industry collaboration called EHR4CR. EHR4CR is a group of roughly 10 pharma companies, universities, and SMEs working together to leverage the great wealth of information from hospitals in order to support our clinical trials and promote innovative research. It was a 7-year $16 million project.
Posted 4th March 2019 by Joshua Broomfield
Application of blockchain is no longer a concept known only to a few industries. What started with cryptocurrency in 2009 has come a long way since. Its capability for secure transactions has enabled it to find potential in industries such as banking where security is one of key concerns when it comes to digital transformation. Healthcare industry leaders are also waking up to this call and are now exploring ways to embrace the technology owing to the multiple possible use cases for the industry.
Posted 13th August 2018 by Jane Williams
The blockchain has the potential to enable the collaboration between patients, researchers, and care providers to provide individualised care for patients, but how can this technology be harnessed in a practical way?
This was one of the key questions that was asked at the Blockchain in Healthcare Congress and we had the pleasure of welcoming an array of expert speakers from pharma, academia, and industry to provide the answer.
Posted 20th June 2018 by Jane Williams
Motivation is one of the most significant psychological concepts in many areas of life – from work and education to achieving personal goals. In sports and physical activity, motivation plays an especially important part due to the fact that, to millions of people worldwide, staying fit and active is not an obligation or a professional prerequisite, but rather a personal goal. Blockchain technology, together with elements of gamification, may actually help people achieve this goal.