Blockchain

Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm November 15, 2017
While EHRs and data security get all the attention, there are more immediate opportunities for the digital ledger technology.  
IBM watson blockchain
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm October 27, 2017
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pursuing trials to explore new ways to manage data, Big Blue is focused on blockchain's security protections.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Jessica Davis 02:37 pm October 03, 2017
While most payers are implementing or are planning to launch blockchain projects by 2019, providers are still waiting to see how federal regulations unfold.
Change Healthcare blockchain
By Tom Sullivan 11:40 am September 25, 2017
Using the Linux Foundation’s open source HyperLedger Fabric will enable Change’s customers to work on analytics, revenue cycle and other services.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the tech could enable better privacy protections and efficiency for information exchange.
Mark Cuban-backed blockchain platform

Mark Cuban is an investor in Radical App, whose Mercury Protocol aims to change the way messages are exchanged based on a platform that has the inherent security of blockchain.

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm August 29, 2017
The decentralized technology offers stronger privacy protections than existing platforms since its multiple servers are less vulnerable to attack than a single access point.
Microsoft Coco
By Tom Sullivan 03:57 pm August 10, 2017
Hospitals can use the tech to create blockchain networks with governance, security and other transactional capabilities, the company says.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 01:29 pm August 02, 2017
Payers are sizing up the ledger technology for payments and claims processing, but one big area of growth could be next-generation personal health records.
Change Healthcare moves toward blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm July 20, 2017
The IT company signs on with the consortium, the latest sign that it sees big promise for blockchain and distributed ledger technology to advance interoperability and more.

A screen snap from a Hyperledger demo via YouTube

By Mike Miliard 02:41 pm July 12, 2017
Modular architecture will enable innovators to explore new ways to bring distributed ledger technology to healthcare and beyond.

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