The anonymous individual had asked Cape Cod Healthcare if they could accept bitcoin donations in January.
The first cryptocurrency donor to contribute $250,000 or over will have the opportunity to choose a name for the fund.
Hedera Hashgraph's blockchain platform will provide the health service with a tamperproof record of vaccine temperatures, the firm said.
The medical certification app was developed by VeChain and I-Dante last May.
The Children’s Heart Unit Fund, which supports children with cardiac ailments, received the crypto donations using The Giving Block platform.
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.
Bitcoin donations have funded a mobile medical center used to assess Italians potentially hit by the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus drove blockchain startup Spherity to develop a decentralized ID prototype for interacting with healthcare providers and pharmacies.
Blockchain tech is reported to be speeding insurance claims processing amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The first application on Kadena's public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil.
This healthcare startup is still growing, and attracting investment, long after raising $7.2 million in a 2017 token sale.
Uganda's government is supporting a project using blockchain tech to fight the problem of counterfeit medicines.
Retail giant Walmart has joined MediLedger, a consortium building a blockchain for tracking pharmaceuticals.
Blockchain startup Digital Asset is open sourcing its core software, in part to forge closer relations with other enterprise players.
Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada to raise the quality of processes and records in clinical trials.