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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

September 29, 2017   |   Bitcoin Market Insider

Gem Partners With Nordic Tech Giant Tieto and the CDC to Put Healthcare on the Blockchain

Enterprise blockchain supplier Gem is forging new partnerships in the medical sector. First announced in the Health 2017 seminar in Nashville, Tennessee, before this week, the blockchain startup is teaming up with European tech service supplier Tieto in addition to cooperating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

September 28, 2017   |   ETHNews

CDC, Gem Collaborate to Enter and Track Health Data On The Blockchain

The CDC is partnering with a variety of firms, including Gem, to explore ways in which blockchain technology can enhance their ability, as well as that of other organizations, to address public health needs.

September 28, 2017   |   NASDAQ

Gem Partners With Nordic Tech Giant Tieto and the CDC to Put Healthcare on the Blockchain

Enterprise blockchain provider Gem is forging new partnerships in the healthcare sector. First announced at the Distributed: Health 2017 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this week, the blockchain startup is teaming up with European technology service provider Tieto as well as partnering with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ).

September 25, 2017   |   TechCrunch

Gem looks to CDC and European giant Tieto to take blockchain into healthcare

The blockchain is coming to healthcare. Over the past year, the chorus of voices calling for blockchain’s adoption in the medical profession is growing increasingly loud.

September 25, 2017   |   CoinDesk

Centers for Disease Control to Launch First Blockchain Test on Disaster Relief

For public health practitioners, the ability to quickly collect, analyze and take action on data is paramount to containing the spread of a deadly new virus or disease.

But despite the advent of big data technologies, collecting this information today remains a highly cumbersome and time-consuming process, explains Jim Nasr, chief software architect at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tasked with combating the spread of preventive and chronic disease.

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