About our members

Aetna, Ascension, Cognizant, Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and UnitedHealthcare have formed Synaptic Health Alliance to explore the use of blockchain technology in tackling the challenge of accurate and efficient provider data management and sharing. This new healthcare alliance is unique in its member composition and among the first to have a national footprint.

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Aetna, a CVS Health business, serves an estimated 39 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services.

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Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

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Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Its unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Cognizant is a global healthcare leader with an unrivaled client base that includes 400+ payers and 340+ Health Systems and 347,000+ Care Providers supported through over 400 PM/EHR Partners.

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Humana is committed to helping its millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Its successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping to create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Humana's efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

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MultiPlan is committed to helping healthcare payers manage the cost of care, improve their competitiveness and inspire positive change. Leveraging sophisticated technology, data analytics, and a team rich with industry experience, the company interprets clients’ needs and customizes innovative solutions that combine its payment integrity, network-based and analytics-based services. MultiPlan is a trusted partner to over 700 healthcare payers in the commercial health, government, and property and casualty markets, and saves these companies more than $15 billion annually. MultiPlan is owned by Hellman & Friedman and other investors.

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Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 145,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group.

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Quest is the leading provider of diagnostic information services, empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world’s largest database of clinical lab results, its diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors, and improve healthcare management. Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and its 45,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, its diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives.

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UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by simplifying the healthcare experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. In the United States, UnitedHealthcare offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1.2 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,500 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. The company also provides health benefits and delivers care to people through owned and operated healthcare facilities in South America. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group, a diversified healthcare company.


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Improving Provider Data Accuracy:
A Collaborative Approach Using a Permissioned Blockchain

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