Hyperledger Launches Blockchain Working Group for Healthcare

Hyperledger Launches Blockchain Working Group for Healthcare

Hyperledger today announced the formation of a new working group focused on blockchain applications in the healthcare space. Unveiled at the Distributed: Health blockchain conference in Tennessee, the working group is composed of healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente; tech giant IBM; professional services firm Accenture; and startups Gem and Hashed Health. As a starting point, according to Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, the group will turn to a collection of over 70 proposals submitted to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a recent competition....


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