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Blockchain Healthcare Firm Wins US National Science Foundation Grant

News New England-based blockchain firm SimplyVital Health, Inc. has received a $225,000 grant from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol. The NSF awarded the grant as part of its Small Business Programs, which c..

MediConnect Completes PoC to Track Medication Through the Supply Chain

News Blockchain startup MediConnect has completed the workflow for the Proof-of-Concept (PoC) designed to track medications through the supply chain and begun integration of online pharmacy UK Meds’ processes to its platform. Tracking medication through the supply chainPer a press release shared w..

Tech Startup Nebula Genomics Launches Blockchain-Based DNA Sequencing

News Tech startup Nebula Genomics is launching DNA sequencing using blockchain, which eliminates the need for customers to reveal personal information. Per a blog post published on Sept. 19, Nebula has rolled out anonymous genetic testing, enabling clients to purchase whole-genome sequencing and p..

United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health Launches Blockchain System

News United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) launched a blockchain system for recording and sharing information of healthcare workers in health facilities. The official news agency of the UAE reported the development on Sept. 18, noting that the system aims to improve..

US FDA to Hold Meeting on Blockchain and AI in Food Traceability

News The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to discuss a new initative called “A New Era of Smarter Food Safety.” In an announcement on Sept. 17, the FDA said the consultation with international stakeholders — designed to debate public health challenges an..

Harmony to Scale Samsung Wallet-Supported Blockchain Health Data App

News Blockchain network Harmony teamed up with a Lithuanian blockchain-powered health app firm to enable fast and secure health data sharing. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 12, Harmony partnered with Lympo, a company developing an incentivizing platform for healthy..

Virtual Rehab: Token Sale for Novel Blockchain Healthcare Platform

With a name as intriguing as Virtual Rehab, it is a normal reaction to ask what exactly it is and what does it do? Is it a simulation, a program, or a new video game? Actually, Virtual Rehab is so much more than any of those options, because it is a company where innovative technology and altruism ..

Study: Blockchain in Healthcare Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2025

News The value of the blockchain technology in healthcare market is expected to surpass $1.6 billion by 2025, according to global market research and consulting firm Global Market Insights. In a press release published on Sept. 9, Global Market Insights estimated that the blockchain in healthcare ..

Uganda to Deploy MediConnect’s Blockchain Platform for Tracing Fake Drugs

News The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 22. The President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, and other government officials g..

Report: Global Blockchain in Healthcare to Reach $1.7 billion by 2026

News The volume of blockchain in healthcare market worldwide is forecast to reach more than $1.7 billion by 2026. In a press release published on July 16, consulting services to information technologies firm Acumen Research and Consulting (ARC) has projected that the global blockchain in healthcar..

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