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Blockchain in Healthcare Decentralized Computing Changing the Industry - 2018 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 30, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The “Blockchain in Healthcare Decentralized Computing Changing the Industry” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Blockchain is one of those buzz words you can hardly miss in the media these days. Yes, it was propelled to the public imagination with the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but the technology can have many other uses cases beyond moving money from one side of the planet to the other.

In fact, it is now in minds of many tech giants and even governments which can clearly see blockchain’s power to transform how businesses operate by decentralizing business models, creating more efficient processes, and providing a more secure and reliable way to exchange data.

The healthcare industry is one of the sectors where blockchain can really prove its worth. For one thing, it can reduce the liability and accuracy concerns related to the exchange of medical data, while providing cryptographic security to protect patient identity “out of box.” Eventually, every patient will have its own “data wallet” to store and manage his/her medical records, and provide third parties with access to that data when needed.

Beyond health records, the technology could also be used to automate many administrative tasks in healthcare, thus removing human errors in areas such as payment processing and claim adjudication, which in turn could lead to improved accuracy and reduced costs.

Another use case for blockchain is in the supply chain management, where a decentralized network could help medical supplier and pharmaceutical companies better track how their products are moving from the production facilities around the world to a local pharmacy and to the patient.

And that’s just a start In this research brief, we’ll take a look at some of the use cases for blockchain in the healthcare space. As the possibilities of and interest in the technology grow, more companies will be jumping on the bandwagon, creating even better solutions some of which we may not be able to imagine today. And that, we think, is what the idea of progress is all about.

Key Topics Covered

1. About this Research Brief

2. Introduction

3. Blockchain Basics

What is Blockchain? How Blockchain Works? Public & Private Blockchains Side Chains, Child Chains, On-Chain and Off-Chain Data Business Use Cases for Blockchain Blockchain Glossary

4. Challenges

Blockchain and GDPR

5. Blockchain & Healthcare

Supply Chain Health Records and Interoperability Patient Matching Patient Engagement Care Coordination Genomics Insurance Claims Processing Clinical Trials Fighting the Opioid Epidemic Security And more

6. Projects & Initiatives

IBM Working With the FDA, CDC to Study the Use of Blockchain to Improve Public Health Healthcare Giants Testing a Blockchain-Based System to Tackle Care Provider Data Issues Mount Sinai Has a Center for Biomedical Blockchain Research Nokia Testing Blockchain For Sharing Personal Health Data Via Wearable Smartwatch BlackBerry Working with ONEBIO to Create a Blockchain-Based Ecosystem for Medical

7. Data

8. Conclusion

9. Companies Featured

AHA Health AIDOC Other (Wellness) BreastWeCan! Bridgelink Capital BurstIQ CVP Capital Capital Partners CareChain CoverUS CryptoCurve Curisium doc.ai DNAtix Digital Currency Group Discovery Capital Embleema Hearthy Hoperidge Iryo Electronic Khosla Ventures Medicalchain MintHealth Mitsui Modum Mosio Proof Work Quake Capital Partners Seedcamp Shivom Genomics SimplyVital Health Skychain UHX Patient Engagement VitalHub Zenome Genomics and many more...

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KEYWORD:

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH GENERAL HEALTH

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