US Healthcare Provider Gets Bitcoin Donations Totaling $800K From Single Benefactor

The anonymous individual had asked Cape Cod Healthcare if they could accept bitcoin donations in January.

Business  ·  23 February 2021

American Cancer Society Launches $1M Cryptocurrency Fund

The first cryptocurrency donor to contribute $250,000 or over will have the opportunity to choose a name for the fund.

News  ·  27 January 2021

UK’s NHS Taps Blockchain Tech to Monitor Coronavirus Vaccine Cold Chain

Hedera Hashgraph's blockchain platform will provide the health service with a tamperproof record of vaccine temperatures, the firm said.

Tech  ·  19 January 2021

Coronavirus Vaccinations Certified With VeChain’s Blockchain Tech in Cyprus

The medical certification app was developed by VeChain and I-Dante last May.

Tech  ·  7 January 2021
United Kingdom

Children’s Heart Charity Receives $48K in Crypto Donations

The Children’s Heart Unit Fund, which supports children with cardiac ailments, received the crypto donations using The Giving Block platform.

News  ·  9 July 2020
Artificial Intelligence

Spanish Researchers Working to Curb Coronavirus Spread With Blockchain App

As well as helping predict the spread of COVID-19, the app could act as a digital version of government certificates permitting citizens to go to work or the store.

Tech  ·  17 April 2020

Bitcoin Community Funds Italian Red Cross Medical Facility to Combat Coronavirus

Bitcoin donations have funded a mobile medical center used to assess Italians potentially hit by the novel coronavirus.

News  ·  7 April 2020

German Startup Pitches Decentralized ID for Prescription Pickup During COVID-19

Coronavirus drove blockchain startup Spherity to develop a decentralized ID prototype for interacting with healthcare providers and pharmacies.

Business  ·  30 March 2020

Chinese Insurers Tap Blockchain to Speed Coronavirus Payouts

Blockchain tech is reported to be speeding insurance claims processing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Business  ·  11 February 2020

Kadena Blockchain Taps Healthcare Data Firm to Track Medical Cannabis Product

The first application on Kadena's public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil.

Business  ·  6 December 2019

This Crypto Is Worth Less Than 1 Cent. VCs Are Betting Millions on Its Future

This healthcare startup is still growing, and attracting investment, long after raising $7.2 million in a 2017 token sale.

Business  ·  13 August 2019
Supply Chain

Ugandan President Backs Bid to Tackle Fake Meds With Blockchain

Uganda's government is supporting a project using blockchain tech to fight the problem of counterfeit medicines.

Business  ·  22 July 2019
Supply Chain

Walmart Joins Pharmaceutical-Tracking Blockchain Consortium MediLedger

Retail giant Walmart has joined MediLedger, a consortium building a blockchain for tracking pharmaceuticals.

Business  ·  3 June 2019

Digital Asset Goes Open Source as Firm Eyes Closer Ties With Hyperledger

Blockchain startup Digital Asset is open sourcing its core software, in part to forge closer relations with other enterprise players.

Business  ·  4 April 2019

Pharma Giant Tests IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada to raise the quality of processes and records in clinical trials.

Business  ·  13 February 2019