Our guest writer shares how blockchain and distributed applications can help provide patients with control of their health records and the ability to grant access to providers at the point of care.
With its scientific and research facilities and resources, the pharma industry is one of the critical pillars of modern healthcare. However, its role lags behind its potential opportunities as it is still bound to traditions dating back to the 19th century—namely a focus on drug manufacturing.<...>
Since new technologies have removed many information gaps, individuals are now becoming co-designers of their health and partners in disease prevention.
Telehealth can significantly improve access to healthcare and the quality of medical services for EU citizens, widening geographical coverage with virtual consultations, even as cross-border mobility increases.
An initiative in the U.K. is working toward increasing the spread and adoption of AI in healthcare to help solve many challenges in the industry, from burnout to workforce shortages.
By creating a single data-agile economy from 27 data markets, the European Union aims to capture the benefits arising from digital transformation. Will this approach ensure the opening-up of health data silos to secure the well-being of citizens?
Outcomes research combined with health economics provides data and insights to help inform and guide healthcare-related decision-making, focused on providing the best outcomes for the most people.