Tag Archives: healthcare

How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

GE Healthcare, VUMC join on cancer immunotherapy research

GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will collaborate on enabling safer and more precise treatment of cancer immunotherapies. Under the during the five-year program, the organizations will analyze the immunotherapy treatment response of thousands of VUMC cancer patients by using anonymized demographic, genomic, tumor, cellular, proteomic and imaging data. Cancer immunotherapy is a treatment… Read More »

Laws expected to improve veteran's healthcare to take effect in new year – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY (WJHL) – U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) is particularly proud of two bills he sponsored that he says will dramatically improve healthcare for veterans in 2019. Now that democrats are taking the helm in the U.S. House of Representatives, Roe will no longer serve as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee. The new Speaker of… Read More »