Entries by Giles Ward

HealthLink Dimensions Joins ProCredEx Design Partner Program

Atlanta, GA – HealthLink Dimensions a healthcare care data organization that has been in business for eighteen years, with a focus on aggregating and verifying HCP master data has announced they will join the Professional Credentials Exchange (ProCredEx) Design Partner Program. The partners in the ProCredEx initiative are working together to address the challenges in […]

Forbes – The Latest In Blockchain In Healthcare

  Last week I had the honor of kicking off the third annual Distributed Health conference in Nashville, which brought together leaders in healthcare as well as blockchain innovators from across the nation. All were united by the shared belief that blockchain has transformative potential for health and healthcare, with changes already underway. Blockchain is […]

HITInfrastructure-New Healthcare Blockchain Effort to Ease Credentialing Burden

  A new healthcare blockchain initiative has been launched to help ease the administrative burden of professional credentialing, a process that can require four to six months to complete. By Fred Donovan November 13, 2018 – A new healthcare blockchain initiative has been launched to help ease the administrative burden of professional credentialing, a process that can require four […]

HEALTHLEADERS: BLOCKCHAIN VENTURE PARTNERS WITH SPECTRUM, WELLCARE TO TACKLE CREDENTIALING

ANALYSIS BLOCKCHAIN VENTURE PARTNERS WITH SPECTRUM, WELLCARE TO TACKLE CREDENTIALING BY STEVEN PORTER  |   NOVEMBER 12, 2018   The goal is to reduce the time and cost associated with verifying professional credentials by facilitating the secure exchange of verified information among members. KEY TAKEAWAYS WellCare Health Plans and Spectrum Health are among five organizations involved in the […]

Fierce Healthcare – Provider Credentialing

Two national insurers and a Michigan health system are joining a new pilot project aimed at simplifying physician credentialing with blockchain technology. WellCare and Spectrum Health are among the founding participants in a pilot project launched by ProCredEx, a new company backed by Hashed Health, which specializes in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for healthcare. National Government […]

Distributed: Health Propels the Adoption of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

Distributed: Health Propels the Adoption of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare November 07, 2018, 11:53:47 AM EDT By Distributed.com Editors, Distributed As the second day of Distributed: Health concluded, attendees were left with a handful of solutions to explore, dozens of questions to ponder and countless new connections to pursue. The conference, which enjoyed its third year of bringing healthcare […]

Healthcare Infomatics Blockchain Discussion – MultiPlan – ProCredEx – Hashed Health – C3

In Nashville, a Candid Discussion of the Potential for Blockchain in Healthcare July 10, 2018 by Mark Hagland  | Reprints A panel of experts and innovators discussed blockchain’s potential and challenges in healthcare What are the realistic prospects for the adoption of blockchain technologies in U.S. healthcare? The opportunities exist, but so do seemingly countless complexities. […]

June 2018 Nashville Blockchain Meetup – MultiPlan

  The June 2018 Nashville Blockchain Meetup was an encapsulation of everything that makes the time and energy invested in Meetups worth while.  In partnership the Health IT Summit Series the Nashville Blockchain Meetup and all conference attendees were invited to an informal discussion at the Nashville Technology Council about the recently announced healthcare blockchain […]