AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Timicoin (www.Timicoin.io), world's first cryptocurrency mobile platform to use blockchain technology for storing and accessing medical records, announced Joyce Lignell, former Vice President Business Development at Applied Research Works, Inc., will head up and expand Timicoin's advisory board.
Lignell, an expert in healthcare innovation, will advise Timicoin co-founders Will Lowe, CEO and Ram Pequeno as they introduce their mobile platform for doctors and patients to safely store and access medical records from anywhere in the world.
"I'm excited to be a part of this breakthrough technology which allows safe storing and accessing medical records, while virtually eliminating threats like ransomware," said Lignell.
Lignell was with Applied Research Works for over six years and prior to that was Innovator at HMSA's Center for Healthcare Innovation.
In other developments, Timicoin recently announced UFC Champion Michael Bisping, an investor in the company, would be representing Timicoin at the Dallas Block Chain Super Conference.
According to Lignell, the Timicoin solution is revolutionary because it enables doctors and patients to have all their medical records at their fingertips, even while traveling worldwide.
"Timicoin can be lifesaving for in a just a few clicks using its blockchain technology it can provide access to medical records, creating for tourists and business travelers a sense of comfort as they'll be able to quickly access their medical history from anywhere," she said.
Timicoin comes at a time healthcare is shifting towards a digital transformation with companies like Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase planning to disrupt with their own solution for an industry reeling from inefficiencies created by a web of doctors, hospitals, insurers and pharmaceutical companies.
As each new technology is prone to cyberattack, Timicoin has patent-pending solutions to securing patient data, while providing unprecedented portability.
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