Tag Archives: healthcare

How to address disparities in access to healthcare information

Addressing disparities in access to health information is a challenge given the diverse sources of information and users’ trust in and preference for one source over another. Not an issue to be taken lightly, an individual’s ability to access credible health information directly impacts decision-making and health outcomes. Therefore, patient engagement is an important subject… Read More »

Aetna, Anthem pilot seeks blockchain potential in healthcare

Dive Brief: Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, IBM and PNC Bank are teaming up to design and develop a blockchain network aimed at improving transparency and interoperability in healthcare.  The goal is an inclusive blockchain network that members of multiple organizations across the healthcare ecosystem can use to securely share personal health information. Potential… Read More »

How MultiCare uses LEAN for healthcare data requests

Many healthcare organizations feel overwhelmed by massive data requests coming from throughout the organization. Data requests can take over time and resources, draining staff of the ability to engage in strategic and innovative initiative. Healthcare data is typically locked away in electronic health records systems; thus, the ability to retrieve data in a meaningful way… Read More »