The impact of blockchain on the healthcare industry, and its potential to answer crucial challenges such as data security, accessibility, transparency, interoperability and privacy remains controversial. Hype or game-changer? What is the status of blockchain in healthcare today? Will it disrupt healthcare for the best? Is it the silver bullet we´ve all been waiting for? What are the most promising use cases? It´s time for a reality check. Introducing the latest HIMSS Analytics TrendBarometer on blockchain and the creation of a European observatory on the use of blockchain in healtcare, this session will confront perspectives from both sides of the controversy and discuss blockchain applications to see if they are indeed delivering on their promises.