Healthcare

doctors, surgery

Better Off Abroad? Blockchain Health Firms Gain Ground Outside the US

| Aaron Stanley

The convoluted and heavily regulated U.S. healthcare system is sending blockchain startups packing, with the hopes of demonstating their tech abroad.

Survey: Most Medical Group Execs See Promising Role For Blockchain

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A new survey has been released showing significant levels of interest in blockchain among medical group executives.

flooding, disaster

Centers for Disease Control to Launch First Blockchain Test on Disaster Relief

| Aaron Stanley

The US agency charged with mitigating the spread of infectious disease is turning to blockchain in a bid to improve efficiency – and save lives.

Herman Klimenko and translator

Blockchain Truce? Putin’s Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation

| Michael del Castillo

Collaboration, not competition: that's the message an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting forward in a new interview.

Blockstack Today: 5 Apps Already Being Built on the Decentralized Web

| Jonathan Keane

A look at the applications using Blockstack's platform give insight into what kind of future the startup is looking to cultivate.

Xerox Patent Applications Reveal Plan for Blockchain Records System

| Stan Higgins

Technology giant Xerox wants to patent a way to securely revise electronic documents that uses blockchain, public records show.

Russia’s Ministry of Health Is Launching a Blockchain Pilot

| Stan Higgins

The Russian Ministry of Health is working with one of the country's state-owned banks to explore possible uses of blockchain.

Medical Society of Delaware Tests Blockchain to Improve Healthcare Access

| Wolfie Zhao

A medical society in Delaware dating back to the 1700s hopes to bring efficiencies to healthcare using blockchain tech.

Illinois to Trial Blockchain Tech in Bid to Track Medical Licenses

| Wolfie Zhao

The state of Illinois is expanding its work with blockchain to include possible healthcare applications through a newly announced partnership.

UK Government Seeks Blockchain Pitches for £8 Million Startup Competition

| Stan Higgins

A U.K. government agency is seeking pitches from blockchain startups as part of a competition focused on digital health solutions.