Is My Personal Data Worth Anything? I Turned to Blockchain to Find Out
CoverUS: New York's Growing 'Tech for Good' Community
“The idea behind CoverUS is to harness as much health data as possible — from self-reported data to automatically generated real-time feeds … “
Five Blockchain Companies To Watch: CoverUS
“When Andrew Hoppin and Christopher Sealey launched their blockchain startup this year, they weren't dreaming of earning gazillions trading cryptocurrencies. They wanted their new company, CoverUs, to help make health care more affordable and efficient for ordinary people.”
Can This App That Lets You Sell Your Health Data Cut Your Health Costs?
“When private sector tech companies authentically embrace civic responsibilities, truly putting the best interests and preferences of their customers and our communities as a first order priority, we can be a powerful force for solving problems and creating opportunities for people, efficiently at scale.”
How Facebook Could Restore Trust
“CoverUS hopes to generate revenue that could effectively make insurance cheaper and perhaps encourage us to be healthier, thus cutting the cost of the system overall …”
Can Big Tech Companies Find A Way To Reward Users For Their Data?
“For an example of how all of this [Facebook protecting user data privacy] could work, Facebook should check out CoverUs, a new app that allows users to sell data about their health”
A Startup Takes a Bitcoin Approach to Buying and Selling Patient Data
"Blockchain digital ledgers that allow people to control access to their personal data and create online 'self-sovereign identities' could create other possibilities (as the app CoverUS, which allows users to sell their health data to lower medical costs, demonstrates)."
CoverUS Uses Blockchain Technology to Securely Broker Your Health Data
“What if there was a way for consumers to not only profit from the sale of their health data, but use those profits to lower their out-of-pocket healthcare costs? Technology start-up CoverUS believes it has hit upon the answer.”
Internet Health Management
The Blockchain-Based Health Data Marketplace
“The moral problem is that patients “should own their own data,” rather than be forced to sit back helplessly as companies buy and sell it. The practical problem is that a patient’s EHR does not tell the whole story of their health status, which requires the patient’s input.”
Blockchain Healthcare Review
“We believe that healthcare data is most valuable when it’s in an individual’s hands because your electronic medical records and prescriptions only paint part of the picture. Nobody knows better than you how you are doing.”
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