The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) has signed on with IBM Watson Health to explore new applications for blockchain in healthcare. IBM says this is an expansion of its existing work with the U.S. FDA, which is exploring potential blockchain applications for EHRs, clinical trials, internet-of-things, genomics and more.  Blockchain technology offers a high level of security, and when combined with AI holds big promise for managing patient data. (HealthcareITNews)