Tag Archives: blockchain

Blockchain prototype aims to speed revenue cycle transactions

InstaMed has released a blockchain prototype that allows real-time posting of claim submissions, adjudications and payment, and patient billing and  payment. One of the purposes of the working app prototype is to evaluate whether blockchain drives a better payment experience, the company said. It was built in the InstaMed Innovation Lab, unveiled at the InstaMed… Read More »

Two ways blockchain could have a quick impact in healthcare

The promise of blockchain technology as a practical means of solving elusive healthcare data and transactional challenges has rapidly advanced. For example, a recent Deloitte global survey found that 55 percent of healthcare IT executives strongly believe blockchain will become a “disruptive force” in healthcare. Nearly half (49 percent) of healthcare executives say they plan… Read More »

Aetna, Anthem pilot seeks blockchain potential in healthcare

Dive Brief: Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, IBM and PNC Bank are teaming up to design and develop a blockchain network aimed at improving transparency and interoperability in healthcare.  The goal is an inclusive blockchain network that members of multiple organizations across the healthcare ecosystem can use to securely share personal health information. Potential… Read More »