"We are on the cusp of a radical revolution with blockchain capability and scalability," John Mattison observed. Blockchain is finding its way into what a broader public may think are unlikely sectors, healthcare being one of them. But we're learning quickly, it could be a perfect match.
Working Group Forms to Study Blockchain in Healthcare
The Hyperledger Project, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project created to advance blockchain technology, has established a healthcare working group to house and foster technical and business-level conversations about appropriate applications. A blockchain-most commonly associated with digital currency-is a da ta structure that can be timed-stamped and signed using a private key to prevent tampering.