Tracking the Future of EMR: Walmart’s Move Toward Blockchain-enabled Medical Records

In August, Walmart was awarded a patent that may signal what the future holds for electronic medical records (EMRs). As Walmart wades into the healthcare business, the nation’s largest private employer is exploring blockchain technology’s application for medical records. “Walmart was one of the first companies to manage behavioral data and consumer-related information, and use […]

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Blockchain

The Next Frontier in Healthcare? Of all the technologies expected to transform healthcare over the next decade, blockchain may be the one many industry leaders find the most puzzling. Like with interoperability, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, there’s no shortage of hype about the distributed ledger technology, including conferences and consortiums devoted to exploring […]

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