Blood donations and transfusions are vital to healthcare, but tracking the journey from vein to vein in real time remains elusive. 1- Could blockchain become the lifeblood of healthcare? Blood donation, processing, testing, distribution and transfusion is a complex, highly regulated process. Blockchain can support monitoring and traceability from donor to patient. About 1 in 10 …

by Heather Smith

Industry leaders and innovative startups have agreed to work together with Governments and the European Commission to support the development of blockchain technology. This will reinforce the chances of developing the right conditions for this technology to flourish and boost Europe’s chances of maintaining its leadership in this field.   The EU Blockchain Industry Roundtable, …

by Matt Grek

Blockchain is the best known distributed ledger technology. A ledger is a database which keeps a final and definitive record of transactions. Records, once stored, cannot be tampered without leaving behind a clear track. Blockchain enables a ledger to be held in a network across a series of nodes, which avoids one centralised location and …

by Heather Smith