Gary Nelson has been recently appointed as the Head of Engineering in Blockchain healthcare startup, Mediconnect. The CEO of MediConnect, Dexter Blackstock explained, “We are extremely pleased that Gary has agreed to join the MediConnect team, He has a wealth of experience in the IT and blockchain industries which will be highly advantageous to the development of our blockchain solution.”
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of US as confirmed the charges with a blockchain-powered healthcare firm, SimplyVital Health, Inc. has been settled. The blockchain firm has been running an unregistered securities during 2017-2018 where they had offered 6.3 million worth dollars to the public ans planning Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for its HLTH (Health Cash), a token. Now the company has voluntarily returned all the funds it had raised through the pre-sale substantially to the investors.
EY has been selected by WiV Technology in providing technology services to help develop its fine wine investment trading blockchain platform. The Global Blockchain Leader of EY, Paul Brody explained, “”WiV’s use of blockchain technology to make wine an investable asset is a big step forward for blockchain users. Their use case perfectly illustrates one of the key EY strategic beliefs: that getting tokenization right is the key to creating easily tradable and investable assets.”
A strategic partnership has been established between VeChain, a public enterprise blockchain platform with a Winemaker, Penfolds based in Australia. The partnership aims to introduce a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale. A press released by VeChain has confirmed that the launching of Penfolds Bin 407 is the beginning of Phase 2 of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative.
As an effort to streamline the process the healthcare management in Indonesia, a blockchain project signed between BP Batam, Indonesia and dClinic. The chairman of BP Batam, Edy Putra commented, “These new regulations are designed to create new innovative models of health service delivery especially for medical tourism, and we see this contract between dClinic and RSBP Batam as certainly furthering our goals”.
The Arizona Care Network (ACN) has shared its plan to implement blockchain technology to streamline the administrative management system. The executive director of operations of ACN, Jami Berger explained, “When you think about the experience of the patient fumbling through hoops and the ladders to get where they want to go, we decided to expand our journey because of blockchain’s ability to process transactions in a secure manner.”
A Chinese alcohol wholesaler and marketer, Oranco is currently utilizing blockchain technology to combat the issue of the authenticity of its product. The president of Oranco, Peng Yang explained, “We believe the verification capabilities of blockchain will enable us to credibly assure the origins and authenticity of our premium alcoholic beverages.”
As an effort to combat counterfeit drug issues, Uganda is set to deploy the blockchain platform solutions by Mediconnect. The CEO of MediConnect, Dexter Blackstock have explained, “The Ugandan President, Minister of Health and National Drug Authority all understand the need to act fast to tackle the country’s counterfeit drug problem and recognise the benefits offered by tracing medication on the secure, scalable blockchain framework we are developing.”
A financial technology company, POSaBIT has shared its recent deal made with Reef Dispensaries to build a blockchain based POS for its cash only business. The CEO of POSaBIT, Ryan Hamlin explained, “As one of the epicentres of the legal cannabis industry, with both a large contingency of medical patients and massive tourist footprint, we’re thrilled to partner with Reef Dispensaries as we’re introduced to the Nevada market.”
A new partnership established between a blockchain platform, Solve.care and Uber (a multinational transport aggregator) with the aim to transform the health care patients transportation. The CEO of Solve.Care, Pradeep Goel has shared the partnership will benefits of managed transportation to the healthcare programs by offering the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services (NEMT).