Is Blockchain the Answer to Health Record Privacy Concerns?

Google has a history of walking into different sectors and acquiring mass amounts of data, but its most recent acquisition of the Ascension hospital network meant they had just bought the health records of millions of Americans. But should Google legally be allowed the buy health details without the patient’s consent?

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Preventing NHS Administrative Errors Through Blockchain Technology

Recent studies have found that NHS administrative errors are a lot more frequent than previously thought and they are causing appalling levels of harm. These errors consist of anything from incorrect medication being prescribed to operating on the wrong person. It is shocking to think that errors like this, which are so easily avoidable are still happening on a daily basis. 

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Could Removing GP Home Visits Be For the Better?

Recent news articles have been reporting on the GPs vote at the Conference of England Local Medical Committee (LMC). The main vote that has gained media attraction is Motion Numer 9, which is the removal of contractual obligations for home visits, which was voted in favour by 54%. 

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The NHS is Already ‘On-the-Table’

For many years the NHS has been used a pawn in political games and the upcoming election is no exception. With Labour’s discovery of the ‘NHS for sale’ dossier, there has been a huge debate around the NHS being vulnerable to privatisation and secret deals with Trump to sell off parts of the NHS. 

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Preventing NHS Administrative Errors Through Blockchain Technology.

Recent studies have found that NHS administrative errors are a lot more frequent than previously thought and they are causing appalling levels of harm. These errors consist of anything from incorrect medication being prescribed to operating on the wrong person. It is shocking to think that errors like this, which are so easily avoidable are still happening on a daily basis. 

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Inside Medicalchain Issue #16

Welcome to the sixteenth issue of Inside Medicalchain, our monthly newsletter to keep our community up to date.

If you missed the fifteenth issue, you can catch up by clicking here.

Product Development

In our last issue, we made the very exciting announcement of our MyClinic.com V2 release! If you missed it, you can download the demo app from the iOS and Google Play stores.

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