dHealth Foundation

Headquarters: Zug, Switzerland
Formerly known as HIT Foundation, the dHealth Foundation aims to align the incentives for all stakeholders in the healthcare system thereby making their processes more efficient, transparent, and valuable. It allows for easy adoption of blockchain technology for individual users and organizations. dHealth Network is not controlled by any single player, can be accessed directly by all stakeholders as a peer-to-peer network, and functions as a layer of trust. dHealth's proof-of-stake blockchain enables privacy-preserving interactions among healthcare stakeholders without the need to build separate data-processing infrastructures.
Select partners: Roche, Eli Lilly, Novartis, Swiss TPH, Bowhead Health, Peersyst, OrganX, University of Basel, University of Zurich, GIFU University.
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⭐ Highlights:
  • Impressive partner ecosystem: dHealth Network has managed to team-up with universities, software developers and big pharmaceuticals.
  • Consumer outreach: The Health-to-Earn plugin was launched on dHealth Network powered by Strava, allowing users to earn DHP tokens for exercising. πŸ”—
  • Enabling solid organ exchange: At 2021 congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT), a partnership to build the first AI and blockchain-powered solid organ exchange was announced by Professor Alexandre Loupy, MD Ph.D. The partners include the Paris Transplant Group, the OrganX Foundation, and the dHealth Foundation. πŸ”—
  • Vaccine tracking with blockchain: In December 2021, dHealth Network announced that it was part of the consortium under the lead of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute conducting the Blockrabies study. It provided the blockchain infrastructure for the tracking of the rabies vaccines. πŸ”—
Last update: August 14, 2022