Healthcare

Exchange to Investigate Another Chinese Stock Over Blockchain Claims

| Wolfie Zhao

A second Chinese public firm in a week is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over the authenticity of its healthcare blockchain claims.

Illinois Eyes Blockchain for IDs and Public Asset Management

| Wolfie Zhao

An Illinois government task force is eyeing blockchain tech in the management of state citizens' identification and tokenizing public sector assets.

Dept of Veterans Affairs Wants Industry to Propose Use Cases for Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will consider any blockchain use cases that can help solve its problems, its CTO said Tuesday.

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Tokens Will Bring Conflicts of Interest to Healthcare

| Roger Boodoo

ICOs and tokens may open up new modes of healthcare funding, but are there as many cons as pros?

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Big Pharma Seeks DLT Solution for Drug Costs

| Aaron Stanley

Pharma heavyweights open up about how they envision a blockchain system improving the research and development process of new drugs.

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Blockchain in Healthcare: 2017’s Successes

| Katherine Kuzmeskas

Blockchain in healthcare might not be sexy, but it's moving forward according to one of the sector's leading female CEOs.

Nokia Trials Blockchain in Bid to Secure Health Data

| Nikhilesh De

Finnish communications giant Nokia has announced a new blockchain pilot aimed at developing new ways to store healthcare data.

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US Medical Board Group Launches Blockchain Certification Pilot

| Stan Higgins

A national non-profit group for state medical boards is launching a new blockchain pilot focused on digital certifications.

CDC to Trial Blockchain With IBM in Bid to Manage Medical Data

| Wolfie Zhao

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reportedly teaming up with IBM to test blockchain.

Debbie Bucci

HHS Architect Talks Blockchain’s Potential Role in Healthcare Administration

| Nikhilesh De

Health and Human Services IT architect Debbie Bucci has spoken on how blockchain could be applied to Medicare and other public-sector functions.