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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 »

5 blockchain developments in 2018

Blockchain moved from mostly hype in 2017 to early technological developments, proofs-of-concept and pilot projects during the last 12 months.   Deloitte, in a late summer report, predicted a breakout moment for the distributed ledger technology is approaching as almost 75 percent of research respondents see a compelling business case for DLT.   So it’s… Read More »