Healthcare IT Interoperability, EHR interoperability, Hospital Interoperability

Blockchain in Healthcare

Payer-Provider Providence St. Joseph Buys Blockchain RCM Company

February 18, 2019 - Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), an integrated payer-provider system, has announced the acquisition of Lumedic, a blockchain company serving the revenue cycle management market. The purchase will turn PSJH into the first payer-provider network to leverage blockchain at scale to improve the interoperability of data between financial and clinical entities. “New technologies...


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Aetna, Anthem, HCSC Back Healthcare Blockchain Initiative

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Aetna, Anthem, and Health Care Service Corporation announced a new partnership with IBM and PNC Bank focused on bringing blockchain technology to healthcare. “The aim is to create an inclusive blockchain network that can benefit...

Aetna Joins Healthcare Blockchain Alliance, Pilot Project

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Not long after closing its deal to be acquired by CVS Health, health payer Aetna has signed on to pilot the use of blockchain technology as part of the Synaptic Health Alliance. In a statement with new fellow participants Ascension, the...

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