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The CDC Exploring Several Blockchain Proof of Concepts

The CDC Exploring Several Blockchain Proof of Concepts

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has become increasingly involved in the pursuit of blockchain-powered healthcare solutions this year. First, they began independently exploring several blockchain-based proofs of concept (POCs) to make health data management more...

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative and Hashed Health

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative and Hashed Health

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 promising developments of...

Abid Hospital in Pakistan Accepts PakCoin Cryptocurrency

Abid Hospital in Pakistan Accepts PakCoin Cryptocurrency

The Abid Hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan, has become the first hospital in Asia to accept payments in cryptocurrency. Patients get a 20% discount when they pay in Pakcoins. Abid is a fairly new hospital, opened in January 2015. It is primarily a surgical facility and...

Healthcare Blockchain Summit in DC

Blockchain technology in healthcare is in its early stages. Many startups are promoting their ideas. Many products are competing for attention. Should health organizations move now or wait? Which standards will last, and which are dead ends? The Healthcare Blockchain...

What to expect at next year’s APAC Blockchain Conference

Next spring, technologists, business process experts, and forward-thinking industry leaders from around the world will convene at the University of Technology Sydney for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) Blockchain Conference 2017. Developed in partnership with the Australian...

Glossary

  • Chain of custody A chain of custody refers to documentation or paper trail, in order of time, which…