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VeChain Onboards Hospital in Cyprus as it Continues to Develop Blockchain enabled Software for Managing COVID-19 Patient Data

Blockchain platform VeChain (VET) has updated the E-HCert App so that it may go beyond maintaining COVID-19 records while onboarding another hospital based in Cyprus. As mentioned in a blog post by VeChain, the Coronavirus crisis has shown the world the true value of digital… Read More

Pradeep Goel: CEO at Solve.Care Reveals how Definitize, a DAO for Healthcare Financing, Leverages DeFi to Improve Medical Services

We recently caught up with Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care, which is a global healthcare blockchain technology platform. Solve.Care recently announced the launch of Definitize, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) for healthcare financing. Definitize aims to improve access to care, which should enhance healthcare outcomes… Read More

Mastercard, Lumedic Exchange, Providence, Cambia Health to Support Secure Digital Identity Principles for Healthcare

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard (NYSE:MC), has confirmed that the payments giant has joined the Lumedic Exchange in order to lay the foundation for a “trusted, more secure, and patient-centric way” for interacting with healthcare providers. Bhalia noted: “Mastercard has come together with… Read More

VeChain, Renji Hospital and DNV GL to Introduce World’s First Blockchain based “Intelligent” Tumor Treatment Center

VeChain, the developer of blockchain-based solutions for enhancing supply chain management processes (among other use cases), will be involved in the launch of the first blockchain-based “intelligent” tumor treatment center. VeChain will be working cooperatively with Renji Hospital and DNV GL in order to introduce… Read More

Robert Miller from ConsenSys Health Reveals that Machine Learning Algorithms are Getting Better at Matching Patients’ Identities

Robert Miller, Director of Product Management and Strategy at ConsenSys Health, an organization that leverages blockchain and machine learning for “sustainable and value-based” healthcare, recently talked about the “uniqueness” of healthcare-related data. Miller also discussed the relationship between federated learning and went over the different… Read More

Medical Information Platform Elemeno Health Surpasses $1 Million Through Reg CF Round on Republic

  Elemeno Health, a U.S.-based medical information platform, has raised over $1 million through Regulation CF (Reg CF) campaign on Republic. Co-founded in 2016 by UCSF Pediatric ICU Medical Director Arup Roy-Burman, MD, and veteran Electronic Arts (EA) Game Developer, Ed Nanale, Elemeno Health was… Read More

Overfunding: Mental Health Digital Enablers Startup Thalamos Quickly Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Thalamos, a UK-based startup that creates digital enablers for mental health, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. Founded in 2018, Thalamos stated its mission is to empower health and social care professionals with technology to improve mental health outcomes. “From… Read More

Tel Aviv’s Liquidity Capital and Japanese Financial Giant MUFG Establish $80 Million Initiative for Asian Digital Commerce Startups

An Israel-based AI technology firm is planning to help MUFG Bank, which is Japan’s largest financial institution, with assessing the operations of Asian startups in order to determine the feasibility of issuing loans to them. The $80 million 50-50 joint initiative between Tel Aviv based… Read More

U.S. Healthcare Savings Platform First Dollar Secures $5 Million Through Seed Funding Led By Next Coast Ventures

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 First Dollar, a U.S.-based health care savings platform, announced on Tuesday it secured $5 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Next Coast Ventures with participation from Meridian Street Capital, former athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, Everlywell CEO Julia Cheek, Bright Health CTO… Read More

COVID-19 Relief: US-based Fintech Wellpay to Help Individuals Burdened by Medical Bills Due to Coronavirus Crisis

California-headquartered Wellpay, a Fintech service provider for the healthcare sector, recently revealed that it will be accelerating its planned public launch, in order to help individuals who may be burdened by huge medical bills due to the health and financial crisis created by COVID-19. The… Read More

Healthcare Fintech SmartWealth PayCard Waives Annual Fee For New Applicants During the Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. healthcare fintech SmartHealth PayCard announced on Tuesday it is waiving its first year annual fee for new card applicants for the next three months in order to support Americans during the coronavirus crisis. SmartHealth PayCard reported that existing cardholders and new members are now… Read More

Sphere, an Integrated Payment Solution, Partners VisitPay to Introduce Mobile Payments Platform for Accepting Payments from Patients

End-to-end integrated payments solution, Sphere, which is powered by TrustCommerce, recently revealed that it has teamed up with VisitPay, a financial engagement platform developer for healthcare customers. Both firms said they will be introducing a mobile payments platform, Text to Pay, which gives healthcare service… Read More

Flywire Secures $120 Million Through Series E Investment Round Led by Goldman Sachs; Announces Acquisition of Healthcare Technology Platform Simplee

Flywire, a U.S.-based fintech firm that provides global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and commercial enterprises, announced on Thursday it has acquired healthcare technology platform Simplee. The acquisition comes just after the company raised $120 million through its Series E funding round, which… Read More

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention Teams Up with Other Local Agencies to Launch Blockchain Platform for Managing Healthcare Records

The United Arab Emirates’s (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has teamed up with the nation’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Dubai Healthcare City and several other local government agencies in order to launch a blockchain-enabled health data storage platform. The Emirates News Agency reported… Read More

BBVA USA Collaborates With Univfy For Express Healthcare Loan Program

Univfy, an AI platform company that has a mission is to improve fertility patients’ experience and access to in vitro fertilization (IVF), announced on Monday it has formed a collaboration with BBVA USA, the US subsidiary of global financial institution BBVA, to offer a finance program… Read More

SimplyVital Receives $225,000 Grant from US National Science Foundation to Research Blockchain Protocols

Brighton, Massachusetts-based blockchain startup SimplyVital Health, Inc. was awarded a $225,000 grant by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research on integrating different distributed ledger technologies (DLT). According to the release, SimplyVital will work on integrating the open-source Nexus protocol with the Graphene… Read More

Ping An Leads $15 Million Investment Round in Clinical AI Software Company Riverain Technologies

Ping An Insurance Group announced on Wednesday its Ping An Global Voyager Fund is leading an investment of $15 Million in Riverain Technologies, which is a provider of clinical artificial intelligence software used to efficiently detect lung disease at its earliest stages. According to Ping… Read More

Medical Tech Company Stablepharma Secures More Than £1.2 Million on Crowdcube

Stablepharma, a UK-based medical tech company, has secured more than £1.2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Stablevax reported it comprises approved vaccines which are dried from a solution of stabilizing sugar into a special sponge stored in a normal syringe. They are… Read More

German Crowdfunding Platform aescuvest Raises €1 Million in Funding Round

aescuvest, a Germany based crowdfunding platform serving the healthcare market, has received a €1 million investment from a group of investors, according to a note from the firm. This is aescuvest’s first external round of financing. Mutschler Ventures AG, which specializes in start-ups, the holding… Read More

IBM Collaborates With Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, & PNC Bank to Create New Blockchain Network For Healthcare Industry

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Aetna, Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and PNC Bank (NYSE: PNC) to create a new blockchain network specifically for the healthcare industry. According to IBM, the network’s goal is to create an inclusive… Read More

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