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About Gem

Gem is a Los Angeles based start up specializing in blockchain solutions in healthcare and supply chain.
Gem's CEO and founder is Micah Winkelspecht.

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Whitepapers

GemOS Technical Whitepaper

GemOS seeks to present a scalable,​ flexible,​ and extensible​ platform for building, deploying, and managing distributed applications.

Medical Claims Processing: Blockchain Solutions

Blockchain solutions are making the future happen now. A special report on healthcare issues by Gem and Capital One.

Unlocking Your Health Data with Blockchain

GemOS seeks to present a scalable,​ flexible,​ and extensible​ platform for building, deploying, and managing distributed applications.

Recent Press

Humana’s Broussard Predicts Blockchain Technology To Transform Healthcare

On the bright side, blockchain could provide some relief to the ransomware problem, Micah Winkelspecht, founder and CEO of blockchain …

  • GemOS
  • Healthcare

Building The Internet Of Trust Selecting The Right Permissioned Blockchain For Your Organization

If there is already a market and a trusted intermediary, there isn’t as much to be gained by creating a network that looks exactly the same but with replacing the intermediary, as the intermediary often does more than just pass data. However, there isn’t a clear intermediary in all circumstances that would benefit from one. These circumstances tend to include peer to peer transactions where all the participants do not 100% trust each other, for instance, in trade finance. This creates a marketplace like mechanism, without the need for an intermediary while requiring a high level of trust. Implementing a blockchain in this model is then much cheaper, faster and less cumbersome than setting up a new intermediary.

  • Blockchain
  • GemOS
  • Healthcare
August 29, 2016   |   112 Healthcare Entrepreneurs To Know

112 Healthcare Entrepreneurs To Know

Here are 119 entrepreneurs in the healthcare space who are innovating in the medical, IT, consumer and medical professional fields.

  • Blockchain
  • Gem Health Network
  • GemOS
  • Healthcare

The Future Of Medical Records: Two Blockchain Experts Weigh In

Healthcare is widely recognized among global leaders as a key policy issue. Yet health information and medical records technologies which are pivotal to the access and delivery of quality, cost-effective care to millions across the globe remain mired in a slow state of advancement. This inadequacy has sparked questions about the potential role of blockchain technology as a digital record-keeping system, all with the hopes of accelerating the progress of electronic medical records (EMR) innovation.

  • Blockchain
  • Gem Health Network
  • GemOS
  • Healthcare

How The Blockchain Is Being Used Beyond Bitcoin And Finance

The clouds of misconception and skepticism around bitcoin were so dark in the initial years that it hid the genius behind it.  In trying to understand bitcoin, it brought into the spotlight the technology that underpins it – the blockchain.

 

  • Blockchain
  • Gem Health Network
  • GemOS
  • Healthcare

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