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Healthcare Working Group

The Healthcare Working Group will house and foster technical and business-level conversations about appropriate applications for blockchain technology in the healthcare industry.


The Healthcare Working Group meets every other Friday at 7:00 am Pacific. See the Hyperledger Community Calendar for details (calendar invite sent to the Healthcare WG mailing list).

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Or iPhone one-tap :

  US: +16465588656,,4034983298#  or +16699006833,,4034983298# 

Or Telephone:

  Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): 
      US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 855 880 1246 (Toll Free) or +1 877 369 0926 (Toll Free)
  Meeting ID: 403 498 3298
  International numbers available:

Meeting Recordings

Current meeting recordings and materials from 2018 and beyond can be found at

2018 Archive

Friday, May 5th 2018 RecordingChat

Friday, April 20th 2018 RecordingChat

Friday, April 6th 2018 RecordingChat

Friday, March 26th 2018 RecordingChat

Friday, March 9th 2018 RecordingChat

2017 Archive

Tuesday, October 31st No Recording was availableUse Cases Gathered in NashvilleSlides

Tuesday, September 25th 2016 - 2nd Annual Distributed Health Conference, Nashville, TNNotes

Tuesday, September 19th 2016RecordingSlides

Tuesday, August 22 2016 RecordingSlides

Charter and FAQ

The Charter defines the scope and ways that work together. Some brief FAQs help answer questions as the WG gets started.

Communication Tools

Preliminary Survey

The WG ran a preliminary survey showing areas that participants are interested in working with blockchains to improve healthcare operations.

Use Case Inventory

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
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