NEW YORK (360Dx) – A group of healthcare organizations, including Quest Diagnostics, are launching a pilot program to use blockchain technology to improve quality data and reduce administrative costs, they announced on Monday.

The group also includes Humana, Multiplan, UnitedHealth Group's Optum, and UnitedHealthcare. The effort is directed at data quality and administrative costs related to changes to healthcare provider demographic data, which they said are a "critical, complex, and difficult issue facing organizations across the healthcare system."

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