The Promise of Blockchain in Healthcare

Blockchain, a decentralized, tamper-proof digital ledger, is most often associated with cryptocurrencies, but in reality it has wide application, extending to such fields as content distribution, real estate and even elections. There are those who believe, however, that healthcare looms as the ultimate use case for blockchain -- that its impact will be felt by [...]

By |2021-10-05T20:19:54+00:00October 5th, 2021|Blog|

What Does the DeFi Boom Mean for Healthcare?

To say that DeFi underwent a boom at the start of 2021 is technically accurate -- but it doesn’t quite convey the scope. In 2019, the DeFi market encompassed $40 million. By the beginning of this year, the total value had spiked to over $40 billion. This niche market has proven its mettle and then [...]

By |2021-04-15T12:38:43+00:00April 15th, 2021|Blog|

Here’s How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Telemedicine

Could blockchain offer the boost telemedicine needs to reach its potential? Over the past several decades, digitally-facilitated medicine has made significant inroads into mainstream medicine, expanding access to care, improving health outcomes, and lowering costs for patients and providers alike -- and yet, adoption is far lower than it should be. According to one study [...]

By |2019-12-02T13:20:05+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Blockchain Possibilities Extend Beyond EHR Security

When it comes to conversations about the potential benefits of blockchain, most people tend to veer towards two topics: bitcoin and cybersecurity. For those of us in the healthcare sector, however, the technology’s value goes far beyond the asking price of the latest cryptocurrency or the ability to create a near-unbreakable encryption wall. Instead, advances [...]

By |2019-11-26T21:24:13+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog|

Blockchain in Healthcare: The Future, or Just Another Fad?

The healthcare sector is notorious for its inefficiency. Each patient's treatment history and health profile presents as a garbled puzzle of information, its pieces cast among various providers and systems. A person who moves from state to state leaves fragments of their overall picture at their former physicians' offices, specialists' practices, and hospital systems. Compiling [...]

By |2021-06-28T15:48:39+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Blog|