Volume 1, 2018

Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY), is an open access online, peer review journal where thought leaders and innovators converge to find solutions in a new health technology sector. BHTY provides objective evaluation of methodologies, pilots, scalable blockchain deployments, and cost efficiencies that advance value based care, exclusively, in the health sector.

We thank and congratulate all the authors appearing in this debut, and all the authors that submitted manuscripts for review. You are pioneers and visionaries, all.  We thank you, as you endeavored to publish in a new peer review journal, and continue to contribute to the sector's knowledge base.


Published: 2018-03-23

Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Enhance Supply Chain Management in Healthcare:

Kevin A. Clauson, Elizabeth A. Breeden, Cameron Davidson, Timothy K. Mackey

Pragmatic, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology: Paving the Future for Healthcare

Ron Ribitzky, James St. Clair, David I Houlding, Chrissa T McFarlane, Brian Ahier, Michael Gould, Heather L Flannery, Erik Pupo, Kevin A Clauson

Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare

Liam Bell, William J Buchanan, Jonathan Cameron, Owen Lo
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Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY), is an open access online, peer review journal where thought leaders and innovators converge to find solutions in a new health technology sector. BHTY provides objective evaluation of methodologies, pilots, scalable blockchain deployments, and cost efficiencies that advance value based care, exclusively, in the health sector.


BHTY endeavors to offer rapid peer-review (7-10 days) of research, commentary, and proof of concept for blockchain technology. Content should justify claims to the scientific community and industry at large. For more information, see "About," in the menu above.


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Blockchain in Healthcare Today  accepts manuscript submissions on a rolling basis. We publish articles on a continuous basis. That means, as they are accepted, they are pushed live and time stamped, not issue stamped.

We want the journal to reflect timely global community efforts featuring new era thinkers and pioneers leading the marketplace to ultimately transform and dramatically increase the quality of healthcare around the globe.  Your contributions are paramount to achieve this goal.

Those with an interest in submitting an original manuscript or obtaining further information are encouraged to do so.


Should you have questions, please contact the publisher at info@partnersindigitalhealth.com 


It's here...the #ConV2X BHTY Podcast Issue is now LIVE!!!


The event's single objective was to accelerate healthcare's pragmatic adoption of new technologies by informing, inspiring, and debating, the role and value of technology innovation to health systems, healthcare workforce, and patients around the world.

#ConV2X provided an opportunity to share theoretical and pragmatic, experiential knowledge, and converge, as equal shareholders in society's future. Click here to find unedited audio, presentations where available, sponsor page, and photos, with links to speaker photos, and the 2nd Annual Innovation Ignition Competition.

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BHTY sharing credits...A special thanks to Ron Ribitsky, MD, for the BHTY editorial board map, featured on the journal debut, and thanks to BHTY intern, Alexander Zaleski - a most talented student at UCONN for our current subscriber map, and Ed Dodds, for sharing the code for development. Many thanks to you all for your passion and contributions!


Blockchain in Healthcare Today has partnered with Code Ocean. Authors can now 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 and Code Ocean will work towards the integration of Code Ocean into the journal submission and peer review workflow, where code and data is used. Authors will upload their code and data, within a cloud based computational environment, to create an executable “compute capsule” that can reproduce their results. A compute capsule will get a DOI and be embedded within the article upon the manuscript’s publication, enabling readers to view and verify the article’s results. Authors can upload and submit code and data associated with their article. Users can execute the code, view results, and modify the code to see how results change.

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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A special thanks to BHTY intern, Alexander Zaleski - a most talented student at UCONN!


BHTY Proudly Partners with ARTiFACTS to Expand Use of Blockchain in Scholarly Publishing

BHTY has partnered with ARTiFACTS to integrate blockchain into scholarly publishing workflow & collaborate on research to assess its effectiveness to improve speed, collaboration, access, transparency, & attribution in scientific research. BHTY now provides a blockchain-based service for its author community for PoE, attributions, and indexing of content, plus linking supporting article materials for an early user-community in this leading-edge field. The effort will include a work group that includes BHTY authors to provide feedback for product development, with the goal of generating an article for publication that contrasts the legacy methods/processes/tools with the first in market approaches of the parties. BHTY publisher, Tory Cenaj, believes the partnership with ARTiFACTS will speed the research cycle, and help build the reputations of subscribing researchers and authors faster. The service is accessible for any subscriber of the journal. For more information see Information for Authors or read the press release at https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/artifacts-and-blockchain-in-healthcare-today-partner-to-expand-use-of-blockchain-in-scholarly-publishing-300631967.html

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party. The data collected from registered and non-registered users of this journal falls within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals. It includes information that makes communication possible for the editorial process; it is used to inform readers about the authorship and editing of content; it enables collecting aggregated data on readership behaviors, as well as tracking geopolitical and social elements of scholarly communication. This journal’s editorial team uses this data to guide its work in publishing and improving this journal. Data that will assist in developing this publishing platform may be shared with its developer Public Knowledge Project in an anonymized and aggregated form, with appropriate exceptions such as article metrics. The data will not be sold by this journal or PKP nor will it be used for purposes other than those stated here. The authors published in this journal are responsible for the human subject data that figures in the research reported here. Those involved in editing this journal seek to be compliant with industry standards for data privacy, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provision for “data subject rights” that include (a) breach notification; (b) right of access; (c) the right to be forgotten; (d) data portability; and (e) privacy by design. The GDPR also allows for the recognition of “the public interest in the availability of the data,” which has a particular saliency for those involved in maintaining, with the greatest integrity possible, the public record of scholarly publishing.