blockchain technology

Blockchain of Fools?

By Neal Evans PhD – Judging by the value of bitcoin, which recently topped $4k per bitcoin for the first time ever, interest in cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology behind them is transitioning from underwhelming to euphoric.

Evaluating Blockchain for Health Information Exchange

By John Halamka MD – On March 29th I read a New York Times article about a possible successor to Bitcoin called Ethereum, which provides a distributed database (no central repository) for the purpose of tracking financial transactions. I immediately thought of the challenge we have turning silos of medical information into a linked, complete, accurate, secure, lifetime medical record.