With the proliferation of crypto-economics powered by mainstream adoption of blockchain technology, the core definition of telemedicine is poised to evolve. Telemedicine was initially designed to address physical distance as a barrier to entry between patient and provider for health assessment and treatment. As the information age evolved, featured enhancements to … [Read more...] about How Crypto-Economics is Redefining Telemedicine
Abstract: It’s more of the same, packaged differently. New York is the most densely diverse market, and it benefits from the elimination of care barriers. Its cultural and geographic diversity is both a challenge and an opportunity. What follows is a story of how updated telehealth care is now catching up to our healthcare needs. Telehealth is the use of devices to measure … [Read more...] about Telehealthg: Is New York at a Tipping Point?
Abstract: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule uses Protected Health Information (PHI) to define the type of patient information that’s protected by law.1 PHI is an important factor for HIPAA compliance. PHI isn’t confined to medical records and test results. Any information distributed by a business associate that can identify a … [Read more...] about HIPAA Breach Report for October 2017
Abstract: Blockchain technology developed in 2008 as part of a proposal for the Bitcoin virtual currency system—eschewing a central authority for issuing currency, transferring ownership, and confirming transactions.1 Before understanding its value for the goal of accurate, auditable, and easy of accessing medical record data on a global basis while still maintaining the … [Read more...] about Blockchain: Taking the Genius of Financial Tracking into the Electronic Health Record Environment on a Global Basis