A lot of blockchain talk at XMED. There's a big opportunity to leverage between payers and providers because that is the relationship with the greatest friction. Preserving data and enforcing security are the areas blockchain can validate.
8 blockchain healthcare startups to know
Here are eight recent healthcare startups using blockchain, a data structure that maintains and secures information. It creates a log of events that are unchangeable, which preserves data integrity and security as data moves to different touchpoints. Blockchain has roots in the bitcoin phenomenon but now tech start-ups, including those in healthcare, are adopting the framework for new purposes.