Making their case: Speaking before Tennessee legislators were blockchain proponents (l. to r.) attorney John Wagster, whose practice includes blockchain; Emily Vaughn of Change Healthcare; and Giles Ward of distributed ledger consortium Hashed Health. (Photo (C) and courtesy of The Nashville Post.)
Nashville can reap the economic benefits of a “blockchain boom,” the Nashville Post reports. That was the message from three local experts on the distributed ledger technology–including Emily Vaughn, Product Development Director of Blockchain at Change Healthcare–in a briefing before the Tennessee General Assembly.
Change Healthcare and other stakeholders met with the Tennessee General Assembly to discuss a bill that would recognize blockchain signatures as legal electronic records, reports Coindesk. The bill could move swiftly through Tennessee’s legislature. Read the article