With Small Camera, Big Potential Predicting Future Heart Attacks. Inserting a camera into the human body, to look around for trouble, used to be the thing of science fiction.
But as well all know full well, today millions of Americans visit doctor's offices annually to have a colonoscopy performed. It's become routine, and the cancer-spotting procedure saves lives. Now instead of envisioning a camera that fits inside a colon, imagine one that can slide and peer through a blood vessel. While you're imagining that, researchers in Michigan are currently experimenting with this new technology that may someday be able to predict a stroke or heart attack before it occurs. A team of doctors at Michigan Medicine, the medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, are using an incredibly small camera – it's called a scanning fiber endoscope, or SFE – to improve the view inside blood vessels and the carotid artery. "The camera actually goes inside the vessels. OncoStats. Untitled. Untitled. CVLab – Cardiovascular Laboratory.
Blockchain Health and Crypto Wellness Futures. Blockchain Smart Contracts: A Hyper-Deflationary Force for Health Care Delivery. Vikram Dhillon, Research fellow at the University of Central Florida Blockchain and digital health services could be a perfect match for each other across a variety of applications.
From distributed interoperable health records to proof of adherence for medication, the healthcare industry is ripe for digital innovation. More generally, technology is a hyper-deflationary force, and this could be particularly effective in delivering quality health care through more effective channels such as mobile apps. Investments in the digital health space have increased significantly in the past two years. This is largely possible because of improved low-power sensors and user-friendly cloud platforms that interface with those hardware devices. Personal BlackBox Company, PBC. Is Blockchain the Answer to Healthcare’s Big Data Problems? Providers, payers, government social programs and other stakeholders forging collaborations. Broader Perspective: Blockchain Health - Remunerative Health Data Commons & HealthCoin RFPs.
The bigger concept behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is blockchain technology.
The blockchain (a chain of transaction blocks) is a public transaction ledger, automatically downloaded and stored digitally in electronic wallet applications; a digital record of all transactions in a certain asset class like bitcoin. There can be different kinds of blockchains (ledgers) for recording and tracking different kinds of assets. Blockchain health is the idea of using blockchain technology for health-related applications. Institute for Blockchain Studies Website. Enigma. Enigma. HealthNautica + Factom Announce Partnership – Factom. London, UK – April 23rd, 2015.
BECOME A MEMBER – Healthbank. Backed by the Blockchain. Tierion - Collect & Share Verifiable Data. Exponential Medicine: Health Data Discomfort? Blockchain Is the Cure. In the not too distant future, your body may be reduced to a string of 1s and 0s.
Your genome will be sequenced; the bacterial demography of your gut polled, your steps tracked, your calories counted, and your brainwaves monitored. All this will be digitally analyzed and stored somewhere “out there” on a bank of servers. Your health will depend on which information you surrender in return for the ability to diagnose and defeat cancer at stage 0, knock out genetic conditions, preempt diabetes or heart disease—even become more self aware to improve your mood. Freely sharing our most intimate health details may feel more than a little uncomfortable. Blockchain Health - Remunerative Health Data Commons & HealthCoin RFPs.
DNA Block Chain Project Boosts Research, Preserves Patient Anonimity. Justin Zimmerman leads business development at Black & White Technologies (BWT), which works on merchant acceptance, remittance and smart contracts in the cryptocurrency space, and also consults on Japanese-Israeli market entry.
Israeli startup DNA.Bits has announced plans to store genetic and medical record data using block chain technology similar to that which underpins the bitcoin network. The novel concept will make the genetic information fully accessible to the researchers who need it, while using strong private keys to maintain digital DNA-wallet privacy and individual anonymity. Dror Sam Brama, DNA.Bits’ CEO, is a local leader in a global revolution to give medical patients an unprecedented level of privacy, access and control over their personal medical records and genetic data – while simultaneously making the genetic data of the human race accessible to all. Dnabits. Incentivise Consent Interactive permissions Record TaggingTrack anounimously Enables communications and follow-up on records through anonymization firewall.
Enables validation and tracking of data from multiple sources. Apply unique tag to every record at origin. Tag is tracked on block chain system. Join The Team – Factom. Senior Software Engineer: In code we trust.
For passionate engineers, this is the stuff of dreams. We make global systems more honest by securing data to the most secure ledger in the world, the Bitcoin blockchain. We’ve got an open source platform, Factom Core, and we want to build products that put it to use. Our market is anywhere there is a lack of trust. Lambda-B fibers (5-pack) MycoWorks. Prodotti e Servizi - Biotechware.
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