Healthcare

Digital Asset Goes Open Source as Firm Eyes Closer Ties With Hyperledger

| Ian Allison

Blockchain startup Digital Asset is open sourcing its core software, in part to forge closer relations with other enterprise players.

Pharma Giant Tests IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

| Yogita Khatri

Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada to raise the quality of processes and records in clinical trials.

IBM

IBM, Aetna, PNC Explore Medical Data Blockchain for 100 Million Health Plans

| Ian Allison

Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, PNC Bank and IBM are collaborating to improve healthcare data sharing with blockchain.

MultiChain Releases 2.0 Beta, Adds SAP and HCL as Partners

| Ian Allison

Enterprise blockchain framework MultiChain is beefing up its partner list as it starts to roll out the next version of its software.

A Top-5 US Hospital Is Exploring Blockchain for Patient Data

| Anna Baydakova

Massachusetts General, a top-five U.S. hospital, is partnering with a blockchain startup to find better ways to store and share patient data.

AT&T

AT&T Launches Blockchain Solutions Targeting Supply Chain and Healthcare

| Daniel Palmer

The world's largest telecoms firm, AT&T, has launched a suite of blockchain services targeting diverse industries.

Health technology

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

| Ian Allison

IBM is working with Hu-manity.co, whose Android and IOS mobile app gives users a title of ownership, akin to a property deed, for their personal data.

Biotech Giant Plans to Securely Share Genetic Data on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

A biotech giant based in South Korea is turning to blockchain to allow it to share genetic data without risking patients' privacy.

A Solution to China’s Pharma Woes Might Be a Blockchain Away

| Muyao Shen

Could blockchain help China avoid its next vaccine scandal – or at the very least, allow for more conversation about such issues?

Deloitte: 3 out of 4 Big Companies See ‘Compelling’ Case for Blockchain

| David Floyd

Most big firms find blockchain compelling, but some of those same firms also find it overhyped, according to a new survey.