COVID-19: HHS Announcement Sets Stage for Innovation and New Business Models

On Wednesday this week Vice President Pence announced that HHS is issuing a regulation to permit doctors to practice across state lines.

Professional Credentials Exchange Completes $3.5 Million Initial Capital Raise

Tampa, FL— March 5, 2020 – Tampa-based Professional Credentials Exchange LLC (“ProCredEx”) announced today that it has completed its initial seed capital raise. The round, led by Spectrum Health Ventures, brings together a consortium of strategic investors committed to creating a solution that simplifies the work involved in healthcare practitioner credentialing and reducing the time and effort involved to initially onboard and retain healthcare practitioners.

Enterprise Healthcare Blockchain Consortia: PharmaLedger’s Governance First Approach

In January 2020, a new consortium of pharma companies was added to our list. PharmaLedger is the second on our list to be convened by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a public-private partnership funded by EU taxpayers and pharma companies.

In Memory of Clayton Christensen

Around five years ago, a handful of innovators, academics, and futurists began predicting the future of blockchain in healthcare and other industries. What would a decentralized healthcare delivery system look like? Will patients pay for healthcare using a programmable health coin? What will happen to all the middlemen like the GPOs and the PBMs?

Healthcare Blockchain Dreams: 5 Things People Thought Would Happen By 2020

Around five years ago, a handful of innovators, academics, and futurists began predicting the future of blockchain in healthcare and other industries. What would a decentralized healthcare delivery system look like? Will patients pay for healthcare using a programmable health coin? What will happen to all the middlemen like the GPOs and the PBMs?

Healthcare Blockchain Consortia Initiatives Part 4: Chosen Protocols

This is the second in a series of newsletters focusing on enterprise adoption of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) –
This is the fourth in a series of posts on lessons learned from the series of healthcare blockchain consortia announced over the last year.

Healthcare Blockchain Consortia Initiatives Part 3: Three Primary Design Patterns

This is the second in a series of newsletters focusing on enterprise adoption of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) –
In this post we will focus on who is participating (“notable partners” in the table above) and what their participation means for the health and life sciences industry.

Healthcare Blockchain Consortia Initiatives Part 2: Participants

This is the second in a series of newsletters focusing on enterprise adoption of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) –
In this post we will focus on who is participating (“notable partners” in the table above) and what their participation means for the health and life sciences industry.