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How Blockchain can help with healthcare’s patient matching problem

Blockchain. The distributed ledger technology has considerable promise in healthcare and, as so often happens with emerging technologies, it’s being hailed as something close to a cure-all for just about everything. From cybersecurity to electronic health records and data interoperability, to supply chain and clinical trials, even patient engagement. They’re all been named as potential […]

David Marcus, vice president of Messaging Products at Facebook, speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, April 18, 2017.

Facebook’s blockchain head removes conflict, leaves Coinbase board 

For Facebook, that would be a heavy regulatory burden to assume, particularly at a time when lawmakers and consumers are pushing the company to clean up its processes for protecting user data. Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year and the social network’s acknowledgement of how broadly its platform was used by foreign actors […]