Blockchain and Healthcare
TEDx Saclay | Blockchain and Healthcare
Usually stories end with a lesson but today, I would like to start with one. Never assume you will make it all by yourself. And never underestimate someone else’s help. It could change your life – At least it did for me. After finishing high school in Switzerland, I decided I wanted[…]
What is a blockchain in a public health context? Blockchain could be defined by 3 main characteristics : 1. Blockchain Is Not Just Bitcoin But A Public Ledger A blockchain can be described as a public ledger to which anyone can contribute. The ledger keeps track of transactions that are validated by a network of[…]
On October 2nd, 2017 I had the great pleasure to talk at DataBeers Barcelona. Full transcript of the video: Let me introduce you to Anna. She is the kindest, most loving person I have ever met. She lives in Paris. She is 72 and she has 3 beautiful grandchildren. She’s not doing too[…]
BLOCKCHAINS AND PHARMACIES: A NEW WAY OF LEVERAGING MEDICATION ADHERENCE Non-adherence to a treatment is becoming an important public health issue. This bad behavior is accountable for 125,000 deaths in the U.S. alone and costs the country $300B each year. There are multiple reasons that explain why patients do not take their treatment[…]
I had the pleasure to talk about the blockchain technology in healthcare at ICEEFest 2017 in Bucharest, Romania. Find more information about the event here: http://www.iceefest.com Full transcript of the talk: Trust is the key to our economic and financial system. It is the single most important element that allows individuals[…]
WHY BLOCKCHAIN FOR HEALTHCARE IS A GAME CHANGER In 2017, blockchain will change healthcare. Although this might seem like a bold statement, the facts show that this years could mark a turning point in the sector’s history. Blockchain for Healthcare is on its way to disrupt the industry. Blockchain, ICOs, AI. Healthcare[…]
PHARMA FIRMS CAN SOLVE ISSUES OF TRUST WITH BLOCKCHAIN. BUT ARE THEY WILLING TO? For a very long time, the pharmaceutical industry has had the wind in its sails. Revolutionary drugs called “blockbusters” were released into the market to cure, until then, fatal diseases, laboratories were the main source of innovation in the medical[…]
Leveraging Sustainable Innovation in Healthcare Innovation in healthcare is essential to leverage better public health as well as economic wealth. As access to care improves and technological innovation brings new perspectives in the medical field, the population’s expectations increase. People aim for stricter food and drug security measures, improved traceability and[…]
Blockchain in Healthcare : a New Revolution is Coming This is an English translation of the original article published in Cotidianul.ro in Romanian about blockchain in healthcare. Over the last 20 years, the economic system has moved from a centralized model around large organizations that provide goods or services to[…]
Although there have been many therapeutic innovations over the past years, the health care system hasn’t evolved much. Doctors struggle to find their patient’s complete medical records, fake drugs invade the market in developing countries causing great public health issues and patients don’t trust the pharmaceutical industry to release effective drugs on the market based[…]
“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Henri Ford
Anca Petre is co-founder and chief operating officer of 23 Consulting, specializing in guiding healthcare organizations through blockchain initiatives. She trains and assists major players in this sector on an international scale, including pharmaceutical corporations, startups and hospitals. Having completed a double-degree in pharmacy and management, Anca is currently working on a thesis about the potential of blockchain technology in the pharmaceutical industry. As speaker and writer passionate about new technologies and their contribution to the health care system, she works to democratize their use and make them accessible to the entire medical community.
Anca Petre is co-founder and chief operating officer of 23 Consulting, specializing in guiding healthcare organizations through blockchain initiatives.
Anca is a contributing writer for various online news platforms as well as written magazines and newspapers.
As a former TEDx speaker, Anca presents in international conferences about the impact of new technologies such as blockchain in the healthcare sector.
Anca trains and supports healthcare organizations in understanding the impact of blockchain in their businesses.