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The Healthcare Working Group will house and foster technical and business-level conversations about appropriate applications for blockchain technology in the healthcare industry.
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There are currently 3 active subgroups. Here are their meeting schedules that you can also find in the above calendar:
Relevant Hashtags for each subgroup so that you can see the communications subgroups have had outside of chat (see Communication Tools below)
Current meeting recordings and materials from 2018 and beyond can be found at https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_NJV6eJXAA1cVJ5aHVBVFUySE0.
Friday, November 16, 2018: Proposed Agenda
Friday, November 2, 2018: Recording unavailable, Agenda and Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, September 25th 2016 - 2nd Annual Distributed Health Conference, Nashville, TNNotes
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Notes
The WG ran a preliminary survey showing areas that participants are interested in working with blockchains to improve healthcare operations.
There are several healthcare use cases that are in the hyperledger use case inventory.
They are copied here as a convenience (and should be removed) because this Wiki does not seem to implement anchors.
|Category||Use Case||Contributor(s)||Status||Status As-of Date||Notes||Alternate Categorization(s)|
|Healthcare / Medical||Clinical Trial Results||Vikram Dhillon||In Development||2016-11-14||Missing sections 2 and 3.|
|Healthcare / Medical||Counterfeit drug prevention and detection||Primrose Mbanefo||In Development||2016-11-14||Missing requirements.||Supply Chain / Logistics, Government / Legal / Regulatory|
|Healthcare / Medical||Electronic Health Records||Patrick Holmes||Placeholder||2016-11-14||No content - “TBD.”|
|Healthcare / Medical||Medical Insurance Enrollment||Adrian Blakey||In development||2018-04-29||Basic description entered - more work needed …||Identity Management (members)|
|Healthcare / Medical||Medical Insurance Claims||Adrian Blakey||Placeholder||2017-09-15||Dependent on provider and member use cases.|
|Healthcare / Medical||Provider Credentialing||Adrian Blakey||In development||2018-03-12||Section 1 mostly complete - needs review.||Identity Management (providers)|
|Healthcare / Medical||Medical Insurance Brokerage||Adrian Blakey||Placeholder||2017-09-15||Research needed|
|Healthcare / Medical||Medical Insurance Regulatory Reporting||Adrian Blakey||Placeholder||2017-09-15||This cuts across several use cases such as provider directory, and it might be discovered that it's not a specific use case.|
|Healthcare / Medical||Find a Provider Directory||Adrian Blakey Cathy Farmer||In development||2018-03-06||pre-existing condition exclusion period||Referrals|
|Healthcare / Medical||Referral Confirmation||Cathy Farmer Adrian Blakey||In development||2018-03-06||This is a part of a broader use case for “Referrals”||Referrals|
|Healthcare/ Medical||Division of Financial Responsibility (DOFR)||Cathy Farmer||In development||2018-05-08||Financial Responsibilty|
|Healthcare/ Medical||Connecting Health Data Across Silos for Diagnostics and Treatment||Patient Subgroup||In development||2018-07-17||Research|
|Healthcare/ Medical||Donor Milk Transparency and Traceability||Patient Subgroup||In development||2018-07-21||We're in initial conversations with Anton at Anton at Rapid Health to discuss this use case and POC||Supply Chain|
Computerworld, Aug 6, 2018 By 2020, 1 in 5 healthcare orgs will adopt blockchain
Travis May, CEO of Datavant, July 31, 2018 The Fragmentation of Health Data A survey of the health data ecosystem
World Economic Forum whitepaper, April 2018 Blockchain Beyond the Hype, a Practical Framework for Business Leaders Decision tree on page 6.
World Economic Forum, April 23, 2018 These 11 questions will help you decide if blockchain is right for your business
Blockchain at Berkley, Feb 5, 2018 Building it Better: A simple guide to blockchain use cases
International Association for Cryptologic Research, 2017 Do you need a Blockchain? Flowchart on page 3.
JAMIA, September 8, 2017, Blockchain distributed ledger technologies for biomedical and healthcare applications
MIT, May 2017, Video: Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain Christian Catalini
MIT, November 2016 Paper: Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain Christian Catalini and Joshua Gans
NBC News, September 4, 2014 Brazil's Maternal Milk Banks a Global Model Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press
Rand, 2018 Defining and Evaluating Patient-Empowered Approaches to Improving Record Matching Robert S. Rudin, Richard Hillestad, M. Susan Ridgely, Nabeel Shariq Qureshi, John S. Davis II, Shira H. Fischer