Some of the industry’s largest pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co., have developed a blockchain-based system to track prescription drugs across the supply chain to better halt the flow of counterfeit medicines.

IBM, Merck and Walmart were chosen for a U.S. FDA pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution.

A group of health insurers, including CVS Health Corp.’s Aetna, have teamed up with IBM Corp. to create a blockchain network aimed at cutting costs in the healthcare industry.

Leadership representing the 2018 Manny Award agency and network winners and finalists share their views on various healthcare industry trends and developments.

2018 was the year of the consumer, and there is no sign of a change any time soon.

Robert Miller, CEO of Honeycomb Health, was tapped to be a keynote speaker at the ProcureCon Pharma Conference on October 22nd-23rd, 2018.

Voice search (such as Apple Siri) and voice assistants (such as Amazon ECHO “Alexa”) are on the rise, and it’s been predicted that by the end of 2020, 50% of interactions with technology will be via “conversations” with them.