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Decentralized P2P insurance network threatens tsunami of change

A wave has stirred in the insurance ecosystem which has the potential to cause a tsunami of change. Decentralized, peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance has arrived. Read more


Top 3 Industries About to Be Transformed by Blockchain

The insurance industry is a mess, and everyone knows it. Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent each year in advertising and lobbying by insurance companies at every level. In 2016, Geico alone spent more than US$1.3 billion in advertisements solely within the US. The source of all these expenditures are the payments Read more


Geron’s Take: Could Blockchain Solve the Health-Insurance Mess?

It may take time to take hold but presents intriguing potential for an expensive, inefficient industry Read more


Decentralized P2P insurance network threatens tsunami of change

A wave has stirred in the insurance ecosystem which has the potential to cause a tsunami of change. Decentralized, peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance has arrived. Read more


Can Blockchain Solutions Disrupt the Health Insurance Market?

Two words best describe the current state of our U.S. health insurance system: a mess. As spiraling costs for the delivery of care continue to garner attention, many believe that insurance Read more


HLTH Conference Brings Focus to Blockchains in the Healthcare Industry

What role will blockchain technology play in the future of healthcare? The upcoming HLTH conference , which aims to bring together healthcare industry representatives with next-generation technology experts, promises to help answer that question. Read more


Introducing Tides: A P2P Health Insurance Network

The San Fran-based startup is “building a peer-to-peer health insurance protocol designed to realign the incentives of insurance services with the needs of the customers they serve.” The Idea: a decentralized network to allow communities to build and choose their own health insurance plans without needing an insurance company Read more


Can Blockchain Solutions Disrupt the Health Insurance Market?

As spiraling costs for the delivery of care continue to garner attention, many believe that insurance companies, not consumers, control the landscape. At a gargantuan 17.1 percent of GDP, the U.S. spends more than any other country in the world on healthcare. Germany, which registers in as the second highest, only spends at a GDP rate of 11.3 percent. Read more