Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) is the leading international open access peer reviewed journal that amplifies and disseminates platform approaches in healthcare and distributed ledger technology research and innovations.

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Vol. 6 No. 2 (2023): Blockchain in Healthcare Today
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Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) is the leading international open access journal that amplifies and disseminates platform approaches in healthcare and distributed ledger technology research and innovations. Fields of interest include healthcare information systems, leveraging data science tools and techniques, interoperability, consent mechanisms, privacy preservation, security of health data, clinical trials management, supply chain management, revenue cycle automation, immersive technologies, tokenomics, governance, regulation, network technologies, clinical computing, cryptography, and failed experiments in this expanding specialty field of research.

Published: 2024-01-06

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Volume 5, 2022

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Published: 2022-11-16


Journal Peer Review Recognition 2023

Blockchain In Healthcare Platform Approaches Journal (BHTY) would like to thank 2023 editors for their invaluable contributions, selfless volunteerism, and expertise. Journal staff is grateful for their dedication to maintaining high standards and integrity of the scholarly record. It is their passion and commitment that make the journal a high value publication in the field. Join us in thanking them for their service, passion, commitment, and enduring contributions to advancing the frontiers of research and knowledge. The following editors participated in the peer review process for articles published in 2023: 

Abderahman Rejeb, PhD, Department of Logistics and Forwarding, Széchenyi István University, Hungary

Brian Ahier, Lead Health Technology Engineer, MITRE Corporation, USA

Daniel Conway, PhD,  Associate Director, Blockchain Center of Excellence, Clinical Professor of Information Systems, University of Arkansas, USA

Eugene Miheso Swinnerstone, EMBA, MSc. IS, Managing Partner Trend Systems E.A. LTD. Part-time Lecturer & Project Manager, AI Lab Makerere University, Uganda

​Gianluca De Novi, PhD, Director of the Medical Device and Simulation Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Horst Treiblmaier, PhD​, ​Professor, Head of the School of International Management, Modul University Vienna, Austria​

Imtiaz Khan, PhD, Associate Professor of Data Science, Cardiff School of Technologies, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes MD, EMBA, Founder & CEO, Institute for Science, Entrepreneurship and Investments, and Faculty, University of Miami, USA

James B. Davis, PhDStephenson Dept of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems, Louisiana State University, USA 

Jorge A. Ferrer, MD, MBA, FAMIA, FHIMSSClinical Informaticist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, USA 

Kenneth BradberryPhD, Cyber Security Lead Instructor, Cyber Security Lead Instructor, University of Michiga​n Nexus, Program Head, Tech Madhindra, USA

Kohei Kurihara, Founder, Privacy by Design Lab, Japan

Muthu Ramachandran, PhD, Educational & Research Consultant AI Tech, Leeds, UK, and Visiting Professor at University of Southampton, UK​

Nadia Hewett, Blockchain and Emerging Technology Expert, University of California, USA

Prasad Kothari, MS, Chief Analytics Officer, Hansa Cequity, Advisor, ndia

Solomon NagashPhD, PMPProfessor of Information Systems, Coles College of Business, Dept. of Information Systems and Security, Co-Director, madLAb, Kennesaw State University, USA

Synho Do, MS, PhD​, Director, Lab of Medical Imaging and Computation, Radiology, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical Schoo​l, Affiliate Faculty, Kempner Institute, Harvard University, USA

Talisha ShineMBA, Director of Studio Operations, , USA

Tamara StClaire, PhD, MBA, President, Primary Care Delivery Services, 

Uli Broedl, MD, SVP, Head of Global Clinical Development and Operations, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Wendy Charles, PhD, CIP, CCRP, CBP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Equideum Health, USA


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BHTY 2023 CME Program now available. The program features global researchers and market executives from the Annual ConV2X Symposium in DLT and blockchain technology in healthcare. Obtain real world guidance and education to navigate a new health data economy successfully. Collaborators include leaders from multidisciplinary global organizations including universities, health systems, payors, consortiums, pharmaceutical & medical device manufacturers, government, NGO, consultants, think tanks, clinicians, and others. View details at


Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY), is delighted to announce the recipient of the prestigious Annual Editors Best Article Award. The distinguished honor has been awarded to Mohamed Maher and Imtiaz Khan, of Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, for their outstanding research article titled “From Sharing to Selling: Challenges and Opportunities of Establishing a Digital Health Data Marketplace Using Blockchain Technologies,” published in Volume 5, 2022.  
Congratulations, authors!
The BHTY Editors Best Article Award recognizes the exceptional impact and scholarly contributions the groundbreaking research has garnered demonstrated by article views, downloads, citations, and market impact within the industry. The article’s remarkable performance in each of these areas showcases its profound influence and recognition among peers and experts. To access the award-winning open access article at

Excited to announce the #Best 2022 Editorial Award in Blockchain in Healthcare Today. Perspectives from Asia, Europe, and North America are represented. The editorial garnered the highest downloads and reader engagement advancing our understanding of DLT in healthcare.

Congratulations are extended to authors for their valued contributions to the field.


BHTY is pleased to announce the journal has been accepted to PubMed, December 2022.


Beginning January 2023, authors will have the option to chose Transparent Peer Review (TPR) for manuscripts submitted. Please see Information for Authors or Journal Information for details.


Plain Language Summaries (PLS) are encouraged for authors to include in manuscripts. These summaries have emerged as a valuable article addition that distills scientific information in a simple and easy to read form for the broadest possible understanding across a variety of stakeholders, thereby expanding the reach of an author’s work. Communicating the significance of scientific research evidence to audiences including patients and mass media can provide more inclusion across nontechnical, non-specialist, and time-challenged audiences.


BHTY encourages libraries, organizations, and institutions around the globe to execute simple Publish and Read Agreements with the journal. Contact the publisher, Tory Cenaj, at


BHTY is indexed in EngineeringVillage.


BHTY is pleased to announce t journal is indexed in the following ProQuest databases:

  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
  • ProQuest Public Health
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Program


BHTY is pleased to announce the journal has been approved for coverage in Scopus.


BHTY COPE Recognition

Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) open access peer reviewed journal is pleased, proud and grateful to be newly recognized by COPE, the Committee on Publication Ethics!

Congratulations to all journal board members and staff, for working so hard to ensure ethical operation and workflows are adhered to, bringing the highest caliber work to the global scientific research and public communities for objective dissemination, review and discussion. 

Thanks to authors for selecting this new journal for submission and publication of research. It is the reason we try harder - and place ethics and governance in such high esteem.

We sincerely thank review committee members and all their efforts at COPE, to keep ethical practices and integrity a hallmark of scientific communications.


BHTY accepts video submissions to compliment an author's written work. Videos can demonstrate simulations, experimental demos, or "interviews" with authors/researchers. Authors should submit a jpeg representing the video and/or transcript of audio.

Video format may be MP4. Length: 5-7 minutes maximum.


BHTY is pleased to offer authors the option of paying their APC with digital currency (Bitcoin). Contact the publisher for more information if you would like to use this payment method at


BHTY features Scite badges to the gold open access publication. Scite's mission to make science more reliable by helping researchers better discover and evaluate scientific research. Citations provide a context and classification describing whether it provides supporting or disputing evidence for the cited claim. Scite has analyzed over 18 million full-text publications across disciplines, extracting and analyzing over 625M citation statements to help readers better evaluate articles published and facilitate reproducibility.


BHTY ConV2X 2020 Symposium Highlights, "Transforming Health Care in the Wake of a Global Pandemic"

The Symposium, hosted by the BHTY journal, presented 76 world leading SMEs, 35 hours of  discourse and four keynote presentations from the World Health Organization (WHO), Teladoc Health, McKinsey & Company and Mayo Clinic Platform.

To veiw the ConVerge2Xcelerate (ConV2X) 2020Symposium ON DEMAND click HERE.

To view ConV2X 2020 Highlights click HERE.  or visit

Note: Symposium content is NOT peer reviewed and proceeds are used to support the BHTY journal. See ConV2X webite at


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Authors can 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 Code Ocean platform can also be used to include an executable copy of an author's code for the peer review process.