Luxoft & Appian Reveal How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Healthcare in New Whitepaper

November 27, 2018


Zug, SWITZERLAND -- 27 November, 2018 – Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT), a global IT service provider, today released a whitepaper with Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) into how the healthcare industry can meet the demands of Millennials and Generation X patients by using blockchain.

The whitepaper, How Blockchain Can Connect and Optimize Healthcare, details how blockchain can, and is, revolutionizing the healthcare industry. The report outlines:

  • How blockchain can connect data between providers, insurers and pharmacies to improve the claims process
  • How blockchain can help streamline and increase authenticity for pharmaceutical supply chains
  • Why there is a need for industry collaboration to quicken the evolution of blockchain applications in the industry
  • Blockchain success stories

The report is co-authored by specialists from Luxoft and Appian, with contributions lead by Sam Mantle, Managing Director of Digital Enterprise at Luxoft, Gianni Piccininni, Managing Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Luxoft and Global Leader for the Healthcare Provider and Payer Industries at Appian, Cate McConnell.

Sam spent 11 years working for pharmaceutical giant Novartis, leading global technology strategy and functions for its Vaccines and R&D divisions before joining Luxoft. Gianni leads Luxoft’s Healthcare division and is a health IT business leader with over 20 years of experience in Healthcare and Life Sciences. Cate McConnell is an expert in helping health insurance companies to realize their digital transformation strategies with over 20 years’ industry experience.

Download the full whitepaper here.

To find out more about Luxoft’s Healthcare Division visit its website.

To find out more about Appian’s Healthcare Division visit its website.

About Luxoft

Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. Its managed delivery model is underpinned by a highly-educated workforce, allowing the Company to continuously innovate upwards on the technology stack to meet evolving digital challenges.

Luxoft has more than 12,900 staff across 42 cities in 22 countries within five continents, with its operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland. For more information, please visit

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