Medicalchain Becomes First Healthcare Pioneer Member of Renowned Blockchain Research Institute

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2 min readAug 16, 2018


United Kingdom, London: Today Medicalchain announces that they are joining the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the foremost independent think tank leading research into the impact of blockchain on business, government and society. The healthcare startup, which will provide patient-centric, borderless healthcare through blockchain technology, joins industry giants Accenture, IBM, Microsoft and SAP, as well as blockchain startup pioneers CarbonX, Digital Asset Holdings, and Polymath, as the institute’s first blockchain for healthcare pioneer.

Medicalchain will support the BRI on its mission to explore blockchain strategies, market opportunities and implementation challenges that the technology presents as well as providing insights from the application of its blockchain based healthcare solution. By contributing to research projects, collaborating with other members and participating in case studies, Medicalchain will help make the blockchain revolution a reality.

Don Tapscott, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute says:

“Using blockchain technology, we can build a more efficient, effective and equitable healthcare system. The Blockchain Research Institute is proud to welcome Medicalchain to our membership as they continue to pioneer breakthrough applications and add a new healthcare string to our bow.”

Dr Abdullah Albeyatti, CEO and Co-Founder of Medicalchain comments:

“Blockchain is already transforming healthcare but the potential impact for patients and doctors is only just starting to be more broadly realised. Being recognised as a pioneer by the Blockchain Research Institute is a significant milestone for us, and through collaboration with the leading minds in blockchain, we look forward to accelerating this transformation through blockchain solutions for healthcare by empowering patients to own their health data and access borderless healthcare.”

Find Medicalchain on the The Blockchain Research Institute’s website.

The Blockchain Research Institute

The Blockchain Research Institute is a multi-million-dollar global research initiative undertaking the definitive investigation of blockchain strategies, opportunities, and implementation challenges. It is led by 40 of the world’s leading blockchain thinkers and practitioners and sponsored by many of the world’s most important companies and governments. The Blockchain Research Institute regularly puts out research projects that are accessible to its members; to date over 70+ projects have been put out.

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