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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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IncentHealth Leverages Chat Bots and Ethereum Blockchain to Incentivize Healthy Habits for the Underserved

Blockchain Startup Review: IncentHealth As their name suggests, IncentHealth is a healthcare startup that aims to create incentives for healthy living. In an effort to help end healthcare inequality, the company will focus its blockchain-based platform and cyptocurrency based incentives on helping under-served groups reach critical health milestones. Their pilot project is a smoking cessation… […]

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Universal Health Coin – anonymous, token-based healthcare finance system

Augusta, Georgia-based Universal Health Coin (UHC) is a pre-launch startup building a blockchain-powered utility designed to provide a fair-payment platform for healthcare services. The AI-enhanced system will have UHC members fill their digital UHC Wallets once a month with cryptocurrency that will in turn pay their future healthcare costs. The UHC team argues that their system will… […]

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MintHealth Launches Blockchain Powered Personalized Health Record

On October 26th, MintHealth announced the launch of its blockchain-powered personalized health record (PHR). The company will incentivize patients’ usage of its platform by rewarding healthy behaviors with cryptocurrency tokens that patients can use toward their healthcare costs. While the company’s initial focus is on preventing and coping with chronic conditions, their larger vision is to help improve health… […]

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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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Blockchain Startup Review: E-Nome

Australian healthcare startup E-Nome aims to give patients the power to safely and securely control their EHRs while helping fuel anonymized medical research. The company maintains that the highly secure and decentralized nature of the blockchain serves as an ideal platform for the personalized healthcare solution they envision. At the center of their strategy is… […]

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ICO, Banking, Energy, Healthcare, Retail and E-Gov as the Blockchain Trendiest Areas to be Discussed at Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi

The blockchain industry has been developing more rapidly than the boldest forecasts predicted. Having become an integral part of the financial and banking spheres, it has already occupying its niche in medicine, insurance, document circulation, energy, retail and other economy spheres. Today, the blockchain is blooming. However, it is worth knowing what we may expect… […]

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How ScriptDrop is Using Blockchain Technology for Rx Med Adherence

ScriptDrop is a blockchain-based healthcare startup that plans to reward patients that stay on their medication with cryptocurrency tokens they can use toward their healthcare costs. Along the same lines, the company aims to solve the related problem of medications abandoned at pharmacies by delivering medications directly to patients’ doors through courier services across the… […]

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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… […]