As published in Coin Desk, July 24, 2017
By Chuan Tian
Healthcare IT firm Change Healthcare has become the latest member of a distributed ledger consortium aimed at its core industry.
As reported at the launch, the group is now seeking to apply the technology to problems in the health sector, including data sharing, payment reform, insurance and supply chain.
The new partnership, however, is also notable for US-based Change Healthcare, which joined the Linux-led blockchain consortium Hyperledger in March, potentially positioning itself as one of the more publicly active healthcare firms in evangelizing and experimenting with the technology.
Aaron Symanski, CTO of Change Healthcare, said