Tag Archives: Impact

Two ways blockchain could have a quick impact in healthcare

The promise of blockchain technology as a practical means of solving elusive healthcare data and transactional challenges has rapidly advanced. For example, a recent Deloitte global survey found that 55 percent of healthcare IT executives strongly believe blockchain will become a “disruptive force” in healthcare. Nearly half (49 percent) of healthcare executives say they plan… Read More »

Best of KLAS 2019 highlights Epic and Impact Advisors

The annual recognition program from KLAS Research highlights vendor solutions that it rates as the best in various market segments. The Orem, Utah-based organization says its Best in KLAS program aims to recognize vendors’ “outstanding efforts to help healthcare professionals deliver better patient care.” The rankings assess vendor solutions that lead software and services market… Read More »

Common food additive may impact gut bacteria, increase anxiety

A wide range of foods contain ingredients that we call emulsifiers. A new study in mice shows that these compounds can produce both physiological and behavioral changes. Bread and spreads commonly contain emulsifiers. Food additives have always generated a great deal of attention, and, rightly so, as they are all-pervasive, so we should scrutinize their… Read More »