Entries by Giles Ward

Modern Healthcare: Will blockchain save the Healthcare System

  BY SHELBY LIVINGSTON  | FEBRUARY 9, 2019 Excerpt:  Read full article at Modernhealthcare.com This is “the year where we are starting to understand which use cases can be solved now and which will take more time.” John Bass | CEO | Hashed Health The blockchain startups arrived first. Then came the big technology companies. And then the old guard—mostly health […]

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 […]