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Five To Save | Did Oracle Solve The Healthcare Blockchain Puzzle? | Oct. 30, 2018

10/30/2018

The Z5 Piggy Bank Tries To Solve An Impossible Puzzle.

The only answer is the most disappointing one: "Maybe?" 

We've been over and over the problem of blockchain in healthcare. It's an exciting technology with a lot of upsides, but no one wants to be the first provider to risk using it. So what does healthcare need in order to start trusting blockchain? 

A giant, historied computing company offering catered blockchain services might do the trick.

  1. Oracle - the software juggernaut - has unveiled four distinct blockchain services.
  2. But we still need a strong case study for blockchain in health.
  3. And blockchain is just one of several technologies poised to disrupt healthcare.
  4. Adaptation to technology like blockchain is lagging across healthcare. But you can help update your organization. 
  5. Just follow one of the good examples on Time Magazine's list of 50 people transforming healthcare.

Don't feel too bad if you didn't make Time's list. There's still a simple way to influence and disrupt healthcare at the national level: vote to change the supply chain.

 

PLEASE comment below, email us, etc. Tell us what you liked. What was helpful. Whether we said the word "blockchain" too many times for a single blog.

 

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, medical supply, blockchain, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, oracle

Alex Diamond

Written by Alex Diamond

Raised in the armpit of East Texas before escaping to the civilization of Austin, Alex is an author and former radio/podcast personality. If you ever run into him, ask him about the day he split his pants in front of the Lone Ranger.