Health care news from around the web: Feb. 11 – 15, 2019

Written on Feb 13, 2019

Slack adds HIPAA compliance to its certifications, may be aiming for health care sector
Slack recently updated its listing of compliance certifications and regulations to include HIPAA. The company also confidentially filed to go public with the SEC. These moves suggest Slack may be working toward functionality that would allow health care providers to share sensitive patient health information.

Will blockchain save the health care system?
Blockchain is gaining traction as a tool that could help solve some of the health care industry's age-old problems. Once-reluctant competitors are joining forces to find out just what the technology can do and in the process are developing new transparent business models.

7 health care predictions based on data from 5 million Forbes readers
Clicks and comments from millions of readers open a window into the future of American health care, allowing for educated predictions on the next five years.

Amazon shoppers would buy Amazon–brand computers, health care, and weed
A new poll of 1,013 Amazon shoppers shows that 15% would buy health care coverage through Amazon, 13.5% would buy Amazon–brand medical marijuana, 13% would buy cryptocurrency through Amazon, and 9% would buy prescription drugs with the smiling Amazon logo on the bottle.

Tech Corner - What to do if your laptop is plugged in but not charging
If your laptop is plugged in but not getting any juice, these steps can help you troubleshoot.

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