Blockchain technology could revolutionize how healthcare data is accessed and shared.
Healthcare is disjointed
The current state of health care records is disjointed and stovepiped due to a lack of common architectures and standards that would allow the safe transfer of sensitive information among stakeholders in the system. Health care providers track and update a patient’s common clinical data set each time a medical service is provided. The information includes standard data, such as the patient’s gender and date of birth, as well as unique information pursuant to the specific service provided, such as the procedure performed, care plan, and other notes. Traditionally, this information is tracked in a database and Electronic Health Records (EHR)within a singular organization or within a defined network of health care stakeholders....You must be logged in to view the rest of this article.
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