The healthcare industry is fraught with transactional friction in virtually every operational niche existing within the market. Blockchain technology is poised to disrupt and transform a number of areas, such as practitioner identity and credentialing, claims and payment settlement, patient medical records, clinical trial data management, supply track/trace, and so on.
The first place winner, Team Zero, based in Melbourne, Florida, created a tech-enabled pill dispenser to automatically dispense a prescription using data aggregated through a blockchain app synced to the Apple Health interface on Apple watch.
Follow up: Third place winners, Kyle Thomas and Zoe Sewell, juniors at Florida Polytechnic University, were subsequently hired by Nonce, a blockchain contracting agency based in Tampa, Florida.
Number of Solutions: 5
Length of Challenge: 8 weeks