Could the blockchain be the salvation of the pharmaceutical industry?

This article was originally published on The Conversation.   Currently 53% of the population doesn’t trust the pharmaceutical industry. Most of this mistrust is caused by the numerous scandals that have hit the industry in recent years, often related to controversial clinical-trial practices, data misuse or hidden secondary effects for commercialised drugs. Overall, patients have[…]

La Blockchain à la rescousse de l’industrie pharmaceutique

This article was originally published on La Tribune.   Comment une technologie née de la finance – la blockchain – peut aider l’industrie pharmaceutique à réaliser des essais cliniques protecteurs des patients. Quelque 53 % de la population mondiale ne fait pas confiance à l’industrie pharmaceutique. Cette méfiance s’explique pour une grande partie par les nombreux scandales qui ont[…]

Blockchain in Healthcare: Where is the business value?

This article was originally published on 23 Consulting.   When looking at distributed ledger technologies, there are usually two types of use cases: the ones that optimize and improve existing systems and processes and the ones that create entirely new economic models. Both scenarios can bring value and opportunities to healthcare business if pain points are[…]