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CoverUS helps pay for your health insurance by using blockchain technology to securely broker your health data

CoverUS (pronounced “cover us”) is a blockchain-based, pre-launch healthcare startup that plans to reward its members with cryptocurrency in exchange for the right to broker their healthcare data. The startup won the Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon in the Financial Inclusion category in November, and was featured in a FastCompany article earlier this month. Although no date is set for… […]

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Linda Healthcare Infuses A.I. and Blockchain to build Crypto Health Insurance

Over the past few years, more and more people have recognized the power of the blockchain to transform industries. In the over regulated, bureaucratic healthcare market, this is especially the case. Blockchain technology and innovative companies have the ability to revolutionize this market, create tremendous value, improve patient outcomes, create new treatments and pharmaceuticals while… […]

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HealthyTail- Improving Animal Healthcare Using Blockchain

HealthyTail is a project built around TAILS tokens. It concerns itself primarily with the pet data economy. TAILS Overview The idea behind HealthyTail and its TAILS tokens here are to grow the community in order to gather data about pets. Pure breeds are particularly susceptible to this problem given that inbreeding creates a buildup of harmful… […]

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Can Blockchain Help Alleviate Healthcare Costs for Seniors?

How can blockchain technology help allay the financial fears of seniors? Approaching retirement is often regarded as a happy time of life, looking ahead to when you can reap the rewards of all the hard work you’ve put in during the past 40+ years. But, a survey by PwC suggests it isn’t so positive for everyone. Some 50%… […]

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Robomed – Blockchain powered medical care using smart contracts

Blockchain has become one of the most important technologies in the world for more secure communication, and the healthcare field continues to benefit. You’re seeing more and more companies delving into blockchain technology to offer better healthcare services for patients. A standout is Robomed, a virtual medical network that offers smart contracts for patients and managed… […]

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Can Bitcoin Be Useful For Healthcare Costs and a Health Savings Account?

It’s become quite clear that the blockchain is going to be a very useful technology in the healthcare system. Often thought of as the truly impactful aspect of the emergence of Bitcoin, the blockchain allows for simplified record-keeping, transactions, and communication – and it may well be that we’re only just scratching the surface of… […]

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MedCredits and Hippocrates: Diagnostic Telemedicine Using Blockchain

Blockchain technology seeks to connect patients with doctors on a decentralized platform to help reduce healthcare costs associated with office visits and middlemen. Several tech startups are racing to cross the finish line! One such, MedCredits, claims they’re the first blockchain powered platform that connects providers to patients worldwide on a decentralized network. Many in the industry anxiously await the… […]

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The Illinois Blockchain Initiative and Hashed Health

On November 30th, 2016, the state of Illinois announced the launch of the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, founded for the purpose of exploring the application of blockchain technology to key government data-handling processes. One of the most promising developments of the initiative since its launch is its recent partnership with healthcare technology innovation consortium Hashed Health. The initial… […]

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How can I protect myself against Bitcoin scams?

Over the past few months, we have watched Bitcoin and Ethereum push cryptocurrency into the mainstream media limelight as the total market cap reached almost $125 billion CAD (even peaking above $140 billion CAD for a short time).During this same timeframe, cryptocurrency has found itself receiving media attention for reasons both good and bad. As is […]

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2017 Blockchain Conference Washington D.C.

As virtual currencies soar past expectations and reach new heights, the interest in Blockchain technology grows. The implications are huge across the board. Diverse sectors are hoping to harness Blockchain technology’s potential to replicate successes seen in the financial services arena. 2ND ANNUAL BLOCKCHAIN CONFERENCE WASHINGTON D.C. 2017 The Harvard Business Review explains how this potential is already… […]