At the HLTH — The Future of Healthcare conference earlier this month in Las Vegas, banners for Change
Healthcare, a firm on the cutting edge of the
healthcare system’s use of distributed ledgers, were on prominent
display throughout the event center.
Speaking at this event, Change’s
president and CEO Neil de Crescenzo announced the company’s new partnership with Adobe and Microsoft, one that’s expected to usher in a new wave of digital healthcare
By bringing real-world blockchain solutions to one of the biggest pain points in medical industry cost-efficiency, security and access to healthcare data, Patientory is rapidly establishing itself as a leader in the healthcare data revolution.
For Chrissa McFarlane, a series of observations from a past consulting project led her to question why health data was being approached the way it was. Encountering frustration after frustration in how patient information is accessed, she set out to find real solutions to a real-world problem that has long bedeviled the healthcare industry.
Fraud is one of the most
pernicious issues facing healthcare today.
It exists in virtually
every segment of the industry, contributing significantly to care delivery
costs and inefficiencies. These fraudulent activities occur in a number of
different ways, including the
alteration and/or deletion of healthcare records, changes made to other electronic documents and
the creation of fraudulent electronic files.