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Blockchain Innovation

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative and Hashed Health

August 28, 2017 Brennan B. 0

On November 30th, 2016, the state of Illinois announced the launch of the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, founded for the purpose of exploring the application of blockchain technology to key government data-handling processes. One of the most […]

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2017 Blockchain Conference Washington D.C.

July 24, 2017 Brennan B. 0

As virtual currencies soar past expectations and reach new heights, the interest in Blockchain technology grows. The implications are huge across the board. Diverse sectors are hoping to harness Blockchain technology’s potential to replicate successes seen […]

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Encrypgen: The Gene-Chain Project

July 17, 2017 Brennan B. 0

Security Issues Genomic Data Over the last few years, the scientific world saw an exponential growth in the type and volume of available genomic data. Genomic data refer to information with respect to an organism’s […]

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PointNurse: blockchain enabled telemedicine

May 15, 2017 Brennan B. 0

Founded in 2014, PointNurse is a telemedicine provider and “global virtual care community.” PointNurse employs blockchain technology to give “care credits” to nurses, doctors and other participating healthcare professionals toward profit sharing and potential equity […]

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Using Blockchain in Genomics

April 24, 2017 Brennan B. 0

Blockchains offer a reliable way to establish the provenance of information. A record added to a properly maintained blockchain is irrevocable, unmodifiable, and time-stamped. That’s a strong guarantee that the information existed at the time […]

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