FAQ - General Questions

This is for general questions about the Clinicoin project

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What is Clinicoin?

Clinicoin is an open source, blockchain-leveraged health and wellness platform, enhanced by a token-based rewards ecosystem. It rewards community users for taking part in health, wellness, and research activities, improving their lives and the liv...

What problems does Clinicoin solve?

Engagement Challenges: Keeping people engaged is one of the costliest challenges in healthcare and research today, resulting in increased hospitalizations, health risks, and contributes to over $428 Billion in healthcare costs each year. Ch...

Can U.S. Citizens Participate?

U.S. citizens can participate as members of the Clinicoin Community, but cannot participate in the token sale.

What makes you different from the other health coins?

This was answered by our CEO in telegram, so we wanted to post it here with a little more info. If you haven't yet, join us on telegram. https://t.me/clinicoin (https://t.me/clinicoin) The Others Without speaking about them directly, ...

How does the Clinicoin Platform work?

The Clinicoin platform enables users, providers, and developers to interact securely in an engagement-driven rewards ecosystem. It is made up of four core functions that tie into the Ethereum blockchain. The protocol enables developers to create...

Why did you decide to use the Ethereum blockchain?

Ethereum is the current industry standard for digital assets, smart contracts, and custom cryptocurrencies. Due to the usable functionality that Ethereum is able to deliver in its protocol, after due diligence from the development team, ERC20 wa...

How does the Clinicoin Platform provide secure messaging?

The Clinicoin Messenger uses end-to-end encryption, enabling users to interact with each other, health organizations, researchers, and digital health tools securely (HIPAA compliant). Rather than downloading a new app for each provider, health, ...

What are ClinApps?

ClinApps are software components connected to the Clinicoin Platform. They can live and operate on their own within the components in the platform itself, or connect to outside software and systems, leveraging Clinicoin to augment their existing...

How does the Reward Engine work in the Clinicoin ecosystem?

The Rewards Engine is built into the Clinicoin platform and enables the frictionless distribution of Clinicoin Tokens as rewards in gamification, incentives, services, premium content, and ClinApps. The Rewards Engine systems gives users the oppor...

How does the Clinicoin platform reward community members?

The Clinicoin platform rewards community members for taking part in Engagement Activities. These include, but are not limited to, jogging, meditating, eating healthy meals, yoga, playing sports, tracking pregnancy to do lists, etc. There are ...

How exactly does the Proof of Engagement (PoE) system work?

Users link external applications that have been approved as PoE Apps to their Clinicoin Account. They then participate in healthy activities within the PoE App and earn CLIN tokens, distributed to their CLIN wallet after verification by PoE Valida...

What are Proof of Engagement Validators (PoEV)?

There are two different types of Validators: Health App Developers Developers connect their health applications to the Clinicoin Platform. As PoE Validators, they confirm healthy activities of members who are awarded CLIN tokens from the comm...

Are CLIN tokens a good investment?

CLIN tokens are not for speculation and should not be considered an investment in that way. They can, however, be used by individuals, businesses, or organizations as a way to access and augment the usefulness of the Clinicoin platform to e...

What is the Clinicoin Marketplace?

Clinicoin’s Marketplace enables multi-faceted transactions, with the goal and purpose of providing a thriving ecosystem where every community member can play both earning and spending roles. The Marketplace will move towards decentralization, of...

What is the Infrastructure of Clinicoin?

The purpose of Clinicoin is to provide a platform that allows organizations to easily engage with their users in a secure way. Organizations control their own data through messaging channels. Practically speaking, this means each channel will poin...

How does the technology work?

Users download the open-source mobile app and add contacts like you would in any messaging app. Providers can either do the same, or they can run their own messaging channel to have full control over the messaging flow with their users. Beyond mes...

Will you be providing updates regarding your roadmap?

Yes! We’ll use Telegram, our social media accounts, and Clinicoin, of course! Until then, you can view our roadmap details on the website.

I work for a health and wellness company this would be great for, how can I help?

Great! We're always looking for great clients and partners to add to the project. The best thing to do is use the Contact Form and get in touch with us. Please provide information about your organization, any ideas you have and we'll put you in ...

What can I get with my Clinicoin tokens?

Clinicoin (CLIN) tokens provide you with access to the platform, ClinApps, products, and services in the marketplace. These include reminders, digital health tools, branded products, gift codes to wellness brands, etc. We have a host of se...

Are you doing referrals, affiliate, or bounty links?

No, sorry (but pretty much not sorry). We feel those contribute to unnecessary spam to audiences not interested in health and wellness. For Clinicoin to be a success, we only want people who want to participate in the community. We want people w...

When will you be on the exchanges?

While we are unable to discuss the specifics of exchanges, please know we have a plan moving forward to ensure our community members have an easy way to move tokens through the ecosystem, including trading them for products, services, digital tool...

Clinicoin.IO is the official website of Clinicoin - DO NOT VISIT Clinicoin.ORG

Hello, There is a phishing site set up (DO NOT VISIT IT) at clinicoin . org - It has been reported to Google and to the domain provider, but the only official website of Clinicoin is https://clinicoin.io Thank you, The Clinicoin Tea...

Can I use my CLIN tokens now to get things in the Clinicoin marketplace?

Absolutely! We'll be creating the smart contracts for the actual CLIN tokens, but in your account now, you'll see a total amount in your dashboard, which are credits for the CLIN tokens once they are ready. That said, you are able to use those CLI...

Do you have any Clinicoin case studies or use cases?

Yes. We have a series on our blog called Clinicoin Use Cases (https://medium.com/clinicoin/usecases/home) showcasing some of the comments and messages we've received from Providers on how they see themselves benefitting from Clinicoin. Check ...

Can Citizens of China Participate?

Citizens of China can participate as members of the Clinicoin Community, but cannot participate in the token sale.  

I would like to have my product/service in the Clinicoin Marketplace, how do I do that?

Great question, thank you for your interest! We will have a more formal process for adding your product or service to the marketplace, but for now, please click on Contact Us in the upper right and put "Marketplace Vendor" in the subject line of t...

How will Clinicoin use the blockchain? Why is it necessary?

Great question! We've recently added a blog post about this very thing. While the "blockchain" in many crypto projects only refer to the actual token, Clinicoin's development team has determined a number of ways it can be leveraged to improve he...