Category: blockchain

  • Unlocking Interoperability with a Blockchain-Powered Network

    Mary Butler-Everson, SVP of Healthcare Product Innovations for PNC Treasury Management Achieving fluid data interoperability has been a complex and challenging goal for the U.S. healthcare system. The result of which has led to excessive administrative costs, delays in providing care, and significant patient frustration.  According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. […]

  • Olive Partners with Magenta to Revolutionize Risk Adjustment Process

    What You Should Know: – Olive, the automation company creating the Internet of Healthcare, today announced its partnership with Magenta Care Continuum, a HIPAA-compliant health records vault that includes care gap analytics. – Through the Olive Library, payers and providers can access Magenta’s solutions to help close care gaps, improve billing and claims occurrence and ensure compliance and […]

  • Polygon to Partner with MSP on Healthcare Blockchain Initiative

    What You Should Know: – Today, Polygon Networks, a leading blockchain and scaling solution, announced a partnership with Tokenology and MSP Recovery to deliver LifeChain – a new healthcare claims platform. – LifeChain will leverage blockchain technology to solve healthcare’s biggest problems, including fraud, inefficiency in payments and antiquated processes. Tokenize Healthcare Claims On-Chain LifeChain […]

  • Solve.Care Launches First Crypto Healthcare Device Marketplace

    What You Should Know: – Solve.Care, the global healthcare blockchain technology company, has announced the world’s first crypto-enabled marketplace dedicated to healthcare. – Care.Marketplace will allow for the purchase of domestic healthcare devices across the United States. This first-of-its-kind development will work to influence the use of domestic healthcare devices Crypto-Enabled Marketplace Solve.Care is creating […]

  • Blockchain Privacy Innovations Can Let Healthcare Focus On What Matters

    Kurt Nielsen, Founder of Partisia Blockchain The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the major impact that data has on our lives, especially when it comes to healthcare. From track-and-trace systems to digital Covid vaccination passports, to patient data, to the medical supply chain, there has been a huge increase in data collected by governments and healthcare […]

  • The Role Blockchain Could Play in Strengthening Patient-Provider Relationships

    Matthew Doyle, COO & Head of Investor Relations at Chicago Pacific Founders With conversations about NFTs and blockchain prominent in the news today, the future of such technology is a hot topic. The integration of blockchain technology into a variety of industries has proved to be beneficial in productivity, efficiency, and security. Because of this success, […]

  • Using blockchain to enable consistency in medical cannabis

    If a doctor can confidently prescribe a specific plant-derived treatment to a patient and know that there’s going to be no meaningful change in the chemical composition from batch to batch, that doctor will be more likely to prescribe that treatment.

  • Can Blockchain-Enabled Telehealth Uphold the Sovereignty of Physicians?

    Pradeep Goel, CEO and Founder of Solve.Care  The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted yet again the immensely important role played by healthcare professionals across the globe, but it has also presented immeasurable challenges to physicians themselves. As frontline workers, they are placing their lives at risk day in, day out, to ensure the health of their […]

  • Nebula Genomics Launches World’s First Genomic NFT – Blockchain

    Professor George Church, co-founder of Nebula Genomics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School What You Should Know: – Professor George Church, co-founder of Nebula Genomics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, will be partnering with GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Akon and his NFT platform, AkoinNFT, to auction […]

  • COVID Exposed The Dire Need for Real-Time Healthcare Data Sharing

    Birju Shah, Head of Product for Uber Health & Communities Nick Jordan, Founder and CEO, Narrative In a world where technology and Big Data can provide us with instantaneous access to our banking transactions, and our financial information and credit reports can be retrieved with a few keystrokes when applying for a mortgage — trying to […]

  • Blockchains are the building blocks of better healthcare

    Rather than having multiple digital ledgers for the industry, better health care results require a single global blockchain that massively scales, capable of efficiently handling high volumes of data to act as the single source for information.

  • Moderna, IBM Partner on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain & Distribution Data Sharing

    What You Should Know: – Moderna and IBM announced their intentions to explore technologies, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and hybrid cloud, that could help support smarter COVID-19 vaccine management. Central to the effort will be a pilot of open, standardized, technology-enabled vaccine distribution approaches aimed to improve supply chain visibility and foster near real-time tracking […]

  • Epillo to pilot blockchain-based DTx with Hydrus7

    European digital health firm Epillo is to launch a pilot digital therapeutics (DTx) project in a strategic partnership with US-based blockchain firm Hydrus7 Labs. Epillo’s technology is based around a patient-facing software apps that help patients treat, prevent, or manage the disease. The company said its products help real-time management and monitoring of drug-food constituent […]

  • Traditional RESTful APIs Will Not Solve Healthcare’s Biggest Interoperability Problems

    Brian Platz, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of Fluree Interoperability is a big discussion in health care, with new regulations requiring interoperability for patient data. Most approaches follow the typical RESTful API approach that has become the standard method for data exchange. Yet Health Level Seven (HL7), with its new Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard for […]

  • Blockchain app used to ensure passenger safety during pandemic

    There are hopes that a new app based on blockchain technology will allow safe international travel via Singapore’s Changi Airport, which verifies passengers’ COVID-19 status before boarding planes. Developed by health and security provider International SOS and AOKPass, the app was first used to provide a digitally verifiable COVID-19 heath certificate for entrance to Singapore […]

  • 30 Executives Share Top Healthcare Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2021

    As we close out the year, we asked several healthcare executives to share their predictions and trends for 2021. Kimberly Powell, Vice President & General Manager, NVIDIA Healthcare Federated Learning: The clinical community will increase their use of federated learning approaches to build robust AI models across various institutions, geographies, patient demographics, and medical scanners. The sensitivity and […]

  • Signify Health Acquires Healthcare Payment Blockchain Company PatientBlox

    Signify Health, a leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare solutions designed to keep people healthy and happy at home has acquired PatientBlox, an Atlanta-based technology company with deep expertise in applying distributed ledger technology in healthcare. The acquisition accelerates Signify’s prospective provider payment capabilities for episodes of care, supporting the company’s commitment to advance value-based care […]

  • How COVID-19 Has Revealed Healthcare’s Blockchain Use Cases

    Brett Furst, President at HHS Technology Group Blockchain technology has somewhat infamously been described as “a solution in search of a problem,” but as the healthcare industry responds to the demands of the pandemic, several valuable use cases have surfaced that could benefit from employing the emerging technology.   Due in large part due to its […]

  • Nebula Gives Users Ownership Of Their Personal Genomic Data with Oasis Integration

    What You Should Know: – Nebula Genomics announces integration with Oasis Labs to give its customers full ownership and control of the data received from their comprehensive genome sequencing tests. – Through Oasis Labs’ unique privacy solution Parcel, Nebula’s users will be able to retain ownership and control of their personal genomic data. Data remains […]