Change Health latest member of Health Blockchain Consortium
Healthcare IT firm Change Healthcare has become the latest member of a distributed ledger consortium aimed at its core industry. Lead by blockchain startup Hashed Health and healthcare investment firm Martin Ventures, the goal of the group, launched in 2016, is to advance the use of blockchain protocols in healthcare.
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.
Aaron Symanski, CTO of Change Healthcare, stated, “ Blockchain has the potential to enable value based care and we are committed to championing innovation that helps our customers and partners realize that potential.”