Can blockchain heal what ails healthcare? Lumedic launches new quest for digital identity standards

Geek Wire

Todd Bishop

Health technology company Lumedic launched a new effort to create standards for digital identity in healthcare, aiming to streamline the exchange of patient data and remove bottlenecks in the larger healthcare system using blockchain technology.

The Seattle-based company, acquired last year by Providence St. Joseph Health, named Mastercard, Providence, and Cambia Health Solutions as initial partners in the effort. The company announced the initiative, dubbed...

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