How Blockchains Will Solve Healthcare IT's Most Pressing Issues

By PokitDok Team,

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This post explores how blockchains solve some of the most pressing issues of healthcare IT, like patient data security and interoperability.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain

Autonomous Auto-Adjudication 101: Blockchains Are Revolutionizing How Providers Get Paid

By PokitDok Team,

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As autonomous auto-adjudication and smart contracts take over claims processing, healthcare providers will save time and money.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, Security & Compliance

PokitDok Advances Healthcare Smart Contracts with Intel® Blockchain Technology

By PokitDok Team,


Intel has a storied history of inventing technology components that completely redefine computing. It started with the invention of the world's first commercial microprocessor more than 40 years ago. Now we bet that Hyperledger Sawtooth and Intel technology will be a powerful way to advance healthcare smart contracts, which may end up being the most  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, Customer Stories, News

Healthcare Blockchain Moves to Center Stage

By PokitDok Team,


Last year, we asserted that the groundwork for healthcare on the blockchain had already begun. In fact, we stated that blockchain would move from theory to practice in 2017. If the number of blockchain related conferences is any indicator, our prediction was correct and blockchain in healthcare is currently taking center stage. In March 2017  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, Health Innovation

PokitDok Attracts Strategic Investment from Guardian

By PokitDok Team,


In our continued mission to power the business of healthcare, this morning we officially announced we received a strategic investment from GIS Strategic Ventures, the strategic investments arm of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian). The capital will be used to fund the development of DokChain, blockchain for healthcare, and expand access to PokitDok's API  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, News

Get Ready for Blockchain's Disruption: A HIStalk Blog Recap

By PokitDok Team,


PokitDok CTO Ted Tanner and Engineer #1 Brian Corbin recently took the HIStalk webinar stage to discuss the fundamentals of blockchain and its vitality for the future of healthcare. Ted shed some light on blockchain basics and talks both about how blockchain will provide an economic solution to value-based care and its ability to power  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Webinar/podcasts

The Next Link in the Healthcare Chain: A PokitDok-HIMSS Webinar Recap

By PokitDok Team,


PokitDok CTO Ted Tanner and HIMSS Innovation Committee member Denise Fletcher talked about the fundamentals of blockchain and how it will be utilized in healthcare. Ted gives an early look at PokitDok's DokChain and talks about what the next year will look like for blockchain. "It's the way that these technologies are literally in one  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Webinar/podcasts

DOKCHAIN TAKES THE STAGE AGAIN - AT HEALTH 2.0 JAPAN

By Lisa Maki,


Earlier this year, live from the Health 2.0 main stage in Santa Clara, PokitDok's VP of Engineering, Tim Dunlevy, and I demo'd DokChain, PokitDok's implementation of blockchain for healthcare, for the very first time. Our friends at Health 2.0 asked us to give a similar presentation this week at Health 2.0 Japan - and we  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism

Healthcare Trend #1: Blockchain Moves from Theory to Practice

By PokitDok Team,


As a company situated at the intersection of healthcare and technology, we closely track the trends that impact both. This year, we decided to share our thoughts with you. Much of what follows is based on our unique position in the market providing services to some of the fastest growing and successful companies in healthcare.  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, Health Innovation, Healthcare predictions

DokChain Makes Formal Debut At Health 2.0

By Lisa Maki,


Last Tuesday, live from the Health 2.0 main stage in Santa Clara, an audience of nearly 2000 saw blockchain at work in healthcare, arguably for the very first time. My VP of Engineering, Tim Dunlevy, and I gave a demonstration of DokChain, PokitDok’s implementation of blockchain for healthcare. I also announced that Dartmouth Hitchcock Health  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, Dev, Health Innovation