Can the health care industry channel the power of the blockchain?


Modern human society today enjoys the highest state of health care standards that it has ever known. Aided by advancements in the fields of medicine, nutrition, and medical technology, major diseases have been eradicated, deaths from illnesses have decreased, and previously fatal afflictions such as HIV/AIDS have become treatable or curable. Between 1990 and 2013, average life expectancy at birth increased by almost ten years for males – from 57.3 years to 64.2 years, while females enjoyed a full decade of increase from 58.2 years to 68.5 years. Last year, the UN projected these figures to be above 70 years…

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