Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) is the world’s first peer review journal that amplifies and disseminates distributed ledger technology research and innovations in the healthcare sector.

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Volume 3, 2020
Blockchain in Healthcare Today international peer review journal
Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) is published open access on a continuous basis in order to accelerate sharing rigorously vetted theoretical and experiential knowledge required for a growth sector. A world-class peer-review board endeavors to offer rapid peer review and includes constructive commentary to strengthen work. The journal registers original research article provenance on the blockchain for authors to have a permanent and immutable public record of their work to share with the scientific research community at BHTY+ARTiFACTS Research Portal.
Published: 2020-01-06

Opinions, Perspectives, and Commentary on a Current Issue Impacting the Sector

Research Article: Healthcare Research

Research Article: Use Cases/Pilots/Methodologies

Peer Review Regular Column: HIMSS Blockchain Task Force

Feature Article: Letter from the Publisher

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ConV2X 2020 Symposium Highlights

Transforming Health Care in the Wake of a Global Pandemic

Some of the world’s top leaders and influencers in healthcare delivery transformation and health technologies, including blockchain technology and telehealth, converged at the 4th Annual CONV2X 2020 Symposium held virtually from November 10th-12th, to exchange perspectives and solutions to shortfalls in global patient care exposed by COVID-19. The theme of the symposium was “US-World Health Transformation.”

The Symposium presented 76 world leading SMEs, 35 hours of discourse and learnings and 4 Keynote presentations from the World Health Organization (WHO), Teladoc Health, McKinsey & Company and Mayo Clinic Platform.

To veiw the ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) 2020 Symposium ON DEMAND and program details please  visit

Select #ConV2X 2020 highlights are presented below.

1. Opening remarks - Tory Cenaj, Founder and Publisher, PDH

2. Keynote Video- John Halamka, MD, President of Mayo Clinic Platform

3. Regulation and Governance - Technology - Current and Future Progress
4. Design Thinking
Embedding technologies into systems, achieving business growth and scaling agnostic initiatives

5.  BLOCKATHON -BHTY-DMV Ambassador Chapter Pitch Competition

Congratualtions Winner: EirSystems Inc.
For company details contact Ryan Seaberg at 

To view select highlights form #ConV2X 2020 and details from our grantors, please visit

For those of you that missed this outstanding program, the CONV2X 2020 is availble ON DEMAND at

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BHTY is now indexed in ScienceOpen. See Press Release at


New in BHTY: Technical Briefs!

1500 word limit. Submissions undergo double blind peer review. Technical Briefs may capture design, challenges, new technologies and applications, standards, performance analysis and optimization to communicate information obtained through a process of technical or experimental work. Submit your timely article to inform the research community, enterprise, peers - and advance blockchain and DLT in healthcare at


Bill Buchanan, OBE, of Edinburgh Napier University, Accepts Editor-in-Chief Role 

Blockchain in Healthcare Today is pleased to announce Prof Buchannan, OBD will join John Halamka, MD, to steer the peer review open access journal, augmenting the board's academic leadership from the European continent.

Bill is a passionate innovator, leading research in areas of cyber security, IoT, cryptography, and digital forensics. “We live in a legacy digital world which is almost completely untrustworthy. We must now rebuild it, and put patients and their rights at the core of efforts. The transformation of healthcare must be at the top of our research agenda, and how we best move towards capturing, analyzing, and storing data in a trustworthy way...I now have a chance to influence a future world, and part of this must be peer-reviewed publications and evidence-based research,” stated Bill Buchanan, OBE.

Please join BHTY in welcoming Prof Buchanan to the role!


CONV2X 2019 Thought Leader Presentations and One-to-One Interviews Are Live!

In partnership with HIMSS PCHAlliance ConnectedHealth Conference, ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) 2019, brought together 65 world leading authorities in blockchain and telehealth for a single objective: PROVE Market Value with Innovation in Healthcare by informing, inspiring, and debating the value of technology innovation to health systems and health consumers around the world with EVIDENCE

Recipient of the Editor's Choice Award for Best Article, announced at the 2019 ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) Annual Conference! 


ATA endorsement!

We are excited to share the ATA has endorsed the peer reveiw journals Telehealth and Medicine Today and Blockhain in Healthcare Today.

“Blockchain is a key driving force behind maintaining accurate, actionable healthcare data – and is an important component of where we’re headed in telehealth. The ATA is delighted to collaborate with Partners in Digital Health, as the benefits of blockchain technology are critical to our members’ success in the future,” stated Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, ATA.

The academic portfolio’s editor-in-chief, John Halmaka, MD, International Healthcare Innovation Professor, Harvard Medical School, added “We are happy to collaborate with the ATA to catalyze local and global initiatives and use cases to move health, delivery, and education forward, with telehealth and blockchain technology.”

We invite to you to submit your manuscript to the first international peer review journal dedicated to amplifying and disseminating distributed ledger technology research and innovations in the healthcare sector. , Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY).

With nearly 140,000 views and downloads and 150+ citations, BHTY is the preeminent open-access international peer-review journal for strategic thought leaders,  practitioners, and community stakeholders engaged in blockchain technology and converging innovations in healthcare. The journal is published on a continuous basis in order to accelerate sharing of rigorously vetted theoretical and experiential knowledge required for a growth sector. 

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ConV2X - ConVerge2Xcelerate Annual Conference

Find 2019 Proving Market Value with Innovation ConV2X Annual Conference Proceedigs at:

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Blockchain in Healthcare Today is partnered with Code Ocean!

Authors can transparently share code associated with their research, with readers. Code Ocean, is a cloud based computational reproducibility platform, where researchers, engineers, developers, and scientists can upload code and data in any open source programming language and link working code in a computational environment within an article. The journal encourages authors and readers to share articles to broaden the sector's knowledge base. The initiative will also assist in reducing negative results, and ideally, accelerate time to market.

The Code Ocean platform can also be used to include an executable copy of an author's code for the peer review process.

Partners in Digital Health joins distinguished Code Ocean publishing partners De Gruyter, Cambridge University Press, Taylor & Francis, and BMJ Publishing Group.

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