Tag Archives: blockchain

UCSF leverages blockchain for secure sharing of clinical trial data

Researchers at UC San Francisco say they have successfully developed and validated the feasibility of using blockchain technology to securely share clinical trial data. The way the proof-of-concept web portal operates is that each time new data is entered on a trial participant, the sender, receiver, timestamp and file attachment containing the data—as well as… Read More »

How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

Blockchain: Is it ready for you? Are you ready for it?

News Genomics startup bets on blockchain for data sharing platform Kamal Obbad, Co-founder and CEO of Nebula Genomics, is working to help consumers understand consent and the risks to consider before giving someone access to their data based on a blockchain model.  Nebula Genomics was the winner of the 2018 Health 2.0 Launch! contest. News… Read More »