Blockchain

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.
blockchain
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.
Blockchain and healthcare privacy laws

Attorney Sharon Klein at the law firm Pepper Hamilton, along with Joe Guagliardo, who chairs the Blockchain Technology Group at the firm, have been looking at blockchain's implications for healthcare for more than a year.

By Mike Miliard 10:31 am May 03, 2017
Leaders are intrigued by the digital ledger technology's potential, but intrigue alone won’t get it past regulations.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm April 13, 2017
If the technology is going to fix healthcare’s interoperability and security problems, policymakers, IT pros and executives need fresh perspectives.
how blockchain works
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm April 13, 2017
To say the technology is advanced is an understatement, but hospitals should understand the reasons that it’s getting so much attention.

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