The healthcare industry struggles with a number of difficulties including poor management of digital records, digitization of healthcare data and records, and medical errors as a result of inaccuracy of client records.
Opportunities include using blockchain and artificial intelligence to link patients and institutions in order to help match needs between patients and healthcare interventions, collecting of more accurate data from distributed sources and using it to improve interventions whether in research institutions or hospitals/clinics, improving security and privacy of patient and client data, and speeding up innovations and improving quality of interventions.
In addition to these completed ICOs in healthcare industry, below are some more upcoming ICOs looking to solving these difficulties to make interventions and services better.
Aenco is a financial solution for the healthcare industry, which combines institutional financing, prime brokerage and smart capital solutions in a one-stop shop. It seeks to solve such challenges as lacking of a robust financial ecosystem in the healthcare industry, financial entry barriers in the healthcare industry, constrained options for start-ups in need of one-stop-shop smart capital solutions.
It will also support research and collaboration hub for healthcare companies and projects in the field of blockchain. This will boost innovation in the sector and it will be possible to transform the healthcare sector using tech solutions.
It will also improve doing of ICOs in healthcare-related field because it will have an ICO integrity program where HealthTech Growth companies and token sales are vetted. This program will also sponsor and offer liquidity support for partner tokens, in addition to offering the ICO gateway or platform for companies.
Healthcare participants will also use the AENX trading exchange.
The platform will also have a technology called Driven Digital Banking Platform to serve the healthcare industry. Participants will have access to investment and bank products in addition to asset management services. It will also offer financing options such as receivables financing and bridge financing.
Their pre-ICO starts on July 1 and ends on August 8 while the ICO will start on August 8.
Bolttcoin uses Waves and Ethereum blockchain protocols to facilitate recording and management and sharing of health records from users (who can earn tokens for improvements to their personal health). It also has a marketplace, exchange, and wallet transactions as well as APIs to facilitate communication between the platform and other systems based on Waves protocol.
It uses a gamified fitness platform to record data from users who earn tokens by meeting their personal health goals. Users use the “WalkChain,” which uses “Proof of Steps” to mine Boltt Coins by merely walking although there will be fun tournaments and interactive peer to peer league matches/games hosted by brands, corporate and celebrities. Participants or players in these matches earn tokens and other prizes.
Once earned, users can spend the tokens on Boltt’s decentralized marketplace to buy variety of goods and services.
Their pre-ICO was held starting on May 20 and ended on July 20 while the ICO starts on August 1 to end on September 1.
Caloriecoin is a platform that will incentivize people when they engage in healthy habits such as walking, working out or calorie/nutrition control. It will use the CAL Blockchain network to measure caloric consumption and monitor it in real time.
The system will have a mobile application called Coinstep to help log workout times and record requests on the wallet (although users can still use 3rd party applications and wearables to do this and earn Caloriecoins). The workout logs are then relayed to the system server which relays back CAL credits to be stored on the wallet.
The motivation is understandable given that two out of 10 adults suffer obesity and diabetes and these two are becoming the world's most dangerous pandemics. According to the startup, 60 percent of population prefer reward coins instead of reward points.
Users can spend the coins earned to purchase products or pay subscription to fitness clubs. Alternatively, they can be traded on the CAL Exchange and Trade. Currently, the project is supported by Aropa corp, a global hotel chain; Interpark biz-market, a B2B market; Patron, a company that is supporting the coin by linking the smart wearable devices to Caloriecoin; and Blockchain accelerator partners(B.A.P), an accelerator specialized in assisting blockchain startups to grow steadily.
Their pre-ICO starts May 1 and ends on June 30 while their ICO starts on July 1 and ends on July 31.
Cosmecoin is developed by iConsult and targets the Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics industries. It will let prospective cosmetic surgery patients find and connect with a professional they can trust, because lack of this is a major impediment to undertaking the procedure successfully. They can book for the procedure and appointment on the platform,
The ClinicOS software will help medical practitioners to get new patients and client feedback as well as medical data and treatment histories. Users can also get rewards by providing feedback to others.
Their pre-ICO ends on July 10 while the ICO starts on July 10 to November 12.
eHealth First is a blockchain-based personalized health and longevity management system that also packs AI, machine learning and natural language processing technologies.
They are developing a platform for screening and optimal algorithms for maintaining health and diagnosing, treating and preventing various diseases and conditions. The platform will facilitate access to information and data for decision making in the field of health management, longevity, diagnostics, the prevention and treatment of common diseases for non-specialist users, medical specialists and researchers.
The system currently has 2 related web and mobile apps and currently has 24 team members coming from 9 countries.
The personal health management application will facilitate the collection and storage of users' personal data. Users will undergo through preliminary diagnostics screening after registration by filling a structured questionnaire, compiled on the basis of the principles of evidence-based medicine (and the questions will identify basic health indicators).
After this, the system will then classify the user based on that information -- for instance their biological age, a frailty index, etc. It will then offer recommendations using an algorithm developed as part of the process, hence helping to offer specialized diagnostic module if the user is, for instance, in danger of certain pathological conditions or diseases. Users will access this module at a fee.
With the platform, researchers can carry out population studies, acquire information about information about public health and healthcare,
The ICO Round 1 will be held on November - December 2018.
Genexi seeks to accelerate boitech breakthroughs and projects from research to the market. It will have smart contracts; supply management features that help with fraud detection, provides access to supply chain data, enhances trace-ability and reduced inherent risks, and facilitates information sharing among stakeholders; and a bitech vendor that allows brands to focus on target audience, helps mitigate supplier risks, helps reduce marketing costs, increases on-boarding speed, and optimizes performance.
It will help to accelerate adoption of biotech including in the main areas of microRNA, tissue engineering, implantable sensors, Gene therapy, stem cell therapy, DNA sequencing, vaccine technology, synthetic biology, cancer immuno therapy, and systems biology.
GEN tokens will be used for payments on the platform, facilitating exchange of ownership of items through purchases and sales on the platform, and rewarding users for their loyalties.
The pre-sale is concluded but the ICO is ongoing since the start of June until July 31.
Hi:Health is a AI-based medical app using blockchain tech. The use of AI enables doctors to successfully carry out complex patient diagnosis and provide healthcare to patients in real time. The platform will also facilitate the management of healthcare operations in order to increase profitability for pharmaceutical, insurance, medical and other companies.
This is made possible by helping them to find patterns of development of different diseases and prevents future illnesses. They are able to monitor the health of patients in real time, carry out DNA testing to recognize predisposition to diseases, and choose most appropriate diet.
The crowdsale will start in July.
Intiva Health connects licensed medical professionals in the healthcare sector to facilitate credentialing, continuing education, and communication. With the Intiva Health Platform, users buy items from the marketplace or access other benefits and services for FMGs and Key Partners using the digital tokens.
It will also provide free suite of administrative solutions for medical professionals, hospitals and medical groups and help reduce inefficiencies and costs in the industry in addition to facilitating better resources allocation.
For instance, automating tasks through the Intiva ReadyDoc system (by creating a Hashgraph-based, self-auditing solution to verify medical provider's credentials) will help providers avoid wasting the nearly 9 hours they waste on non-clinical tasks. Users can also use the platform to connect with providers, find jobs and earn accreditation. It will also facilitate medical education through provision of CME/CE library and MOC courses and allowing users to take these courses.
The Intiva Connect feature allows healthcare teams to coordinate for free by sharing patient records, sending out lab orders, referring physicians, and finding a patient’s primary care provider in minutes.
Their pre-ICO ended on May 20 while the ICO or main sale is on-going and ends on July 8. Buyers can benefit from 10% discount.
MedicoHealth will help patients and users to have access to accredited physicians and treatments according to their specific issue while physicians and hospitals can access more patient data and information.
Patients can search for physicians with different abilities, based on their ratings, prices, availability and specialization. On the other hand, a physician can access the patient's medical information anonymously on blockchain and comment on it. Doctors receive tokens for their comments on issues.
The working solution currently has a database with physicians.
Their ICO will take place on August and September this year.
NurseToken is a decentralized credential and payment system with which hospitals can fill worker positions on-demand and nurses world-wide can benefit from universalized payments.
With a world-wide shortage of nurses, the platform seeks to solve that problem by increasing nurse portability. It will use a crowd-sourced approach to build a community and nurture relationships in the industry to achieve that goal. The company behind the idea has built relationships in the medical industry for more than 18 years now
The pre-ICO ends on Jun 30 while the ICO takes place between July 1 and October 31.
NWPSolution is a blockchain-based network that will integrate smart devices (or intelligent devices), databases and data analysis in order to facilitate a healthcare data marketplace and a user reward system in addition to bettering quality interventions and their processes.
With it, customers can pay for consultations, data medicine and other services online using a mobile or web application. Medical professionals can also access these requests using a mobile or web application.
The analysis of valuable healthcare knowledge will also help to improve the value of healthcare. Blockchain tech will let everyone have access to better diagnosis and treatment while making medication more affordable to everyone. AI recommendation or matching feature (which leverages in-depth training of data and data classifying) on the system will let the users to easily and quickly find what they are looking for.
The app allows users to manage their health score, sync with EHR system and wearables and clinical devices.
Their pre-ICO is on-going until June 15 while the ICO starts on August 1 to December 1. Prototyping started in the first quarter of this year while DAPP development is ongoing. They will release the platform in the second quarter of next year.
OPU is a blockchain-based solution that targets the skincare industry. It connects consumers, brands and professionals to enhance sharing of skincare data and to help improvement of related medical interventions by leveraging AI.
It brings together patients, dermatologists, developers, treatment centers, brand specialists, and product manufacturers. Using a mobile skincare app, customers (of skin care products) can signup for and complete clinical trials and share skincare data (for rewards) with dermatologists (and brands) who can use the data to find users for their new products.
Researchers can use that data to make better the products and clinics can also use the data to optimize customer service and improve on loyalty. Advertisers can also use the platform to find target customers and advertise their new product offerings.
Pre-ICO ends on June 26 while the ICO takes place in July.
PeerAtlas is a medical encyclopedia that aims to support evidence-based decision making in clinical settings by offering peer-reviewed medical articles and algorithms. It will utilize ATLAS cryptocurrency which is designed to compensate contributors of verified medical articles and content and algorithms.
The crypto will also be exchangeable for continuing medical education (CME) credits as well as other digital tokens on crypto exchanges.
The startup will also create an advanced medical AI to facilitate patient medical recommendations. The innovation will also help make medical information free, permanent and easier to access.
Pre-sale and crowdsale started on May and will end on July 2018.