Blockchain

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.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 12:31 pm June 26, 2017
Prototype could help by creating a digital identity for 1.1 billion people around the world who don’t have a formal ID.
UC Berkeley uses blockchain
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm June 06, 2017
Participants who share their personal data will have added visibility into how it's used.
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By Bernie Monegain 08:24 am May 30, 2017
DocChain links health systems, insurers and technology.
McKesson spinoff Change Healthcare bets big on blockchain
By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm May 22, 2017
Value-based care company joins heavy-hitters such as a IBM and Kaiser Permanente to explore new avenues for digital ledger platforms in the health industry.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm May 04, 2017
Altarum Institute, Hashed Health believe so, and they are partnering to develop distributed ledger technologies to benefit value-based reimbursement.

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