Browsing the "Healthcare" Tag

Ugandan President Backs Bid to Tackle Fake Meds With Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Uganda's government is supporting a project using blockchain tech to fight the problem of counterfeit medicines.

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.

From Mar-a-Lago to Coinbase, Dubious Claims Follow Token Sales

| Leigh Cuen

A CoinDesk investigation reveals that health startup has used overstated claims to gin up investor demand.

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.

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.

Mount Sinai Hospital to Explore Blockchain Applications

| Anna Baydakova

The Medical School of the Mount Sinai hospital system announced it will explore the use of blockchain in healthcare on Tuesday.

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.

Lawmaker Says ‘Tennessee Is Ready for Blockchain’ at Bill Hearing

| Annaliese Milano

Tennessee legislators say the state is "ready for the blockchain."

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?