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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.

Blockchain Reset: Seeing through the Hype and Starting down the Path, Part 2

June 05, 2018

Thank you for joining us for a continuation of our HIMSS18 conversation! Watch Part 1 of this series, which occurred in the Interoperability Showcase at HIMSS18.


Blockchain has great potential across healthcare to improve patient care and reduce costs, and is already starting to take hold in healthcare networks from clearinghouses, to drug supply chains, provider credentialing processes, and other critical areas. This panel of experts builds upon their discussion in Las Vegas to help separate hype from reality, identify suitable Blockchain use cases applicable to your organization, and recognize near term opportunities for real value. In this session, we also share practical deployment strategies to help you to get started with blockchain in your healthcare organization, and take time to answer your burning questions on the technology and its role in healthcare.

Learning Objectives

After this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Apply practical strategies to identify suitable use cases for Blockchain for your organization.
  • Identify frameworks to achieve interoperability, performance, and deployment with Blockchain.


David Houlding, Principal Healthcare Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise, Industry Experiences, Microsoft

Mike Jacobs, Senior Distinguished Engineer – Blockchain Evangelist, Optum

Ted Tanner, Co-Founder & CTO, PokitDok

Corey Todaro, Chief Product Officer and Director of Hashed Labs, Hashed Health

Emily Vaughn, Blockchain Product Director, Change Healthcare


HIMSS Blockchain Reset Part 2 Session Slides