January 3, 2017 - Tennessee
"Blockchain Technology and Applications for Healthcare" Kristen Johns on the Nashville Medical News blog
by Kristen F. Johns
The underlying technology behind the digital currency, Bitcoin, is piquing interest across Nashville’s healthcare industry, largely due to its potential to change the way data is shared. Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is a decentralized database that securely records transactions and can also allow for the transfer of an asset such as data or currency.