Applications of Blockchain Technology in Medicine and Healthcare: Challenges and Future Perspectives
AbstractBlockchain technology has gained considerable attention, with an escalating interest in a plethora of numerous applications, ranging from data management, financial services, cyber security, IoT, and food science to healthcare industry and brain research. There has been a remarkable interest witnessed in utilizing applications of blockchain for the delivery of safe and secure healthcare data management. Also, blockchain is reforming the traditional healthcare practices to a more reliable means, in terms of effective diagnosis and treatment through safe and secure data sharing. In the future, blockchain could be a technology that may potentially help in personalized, authentic, and secure healthcare by merging the entire real-time clinical data of a patient’s health and presenting it in an up-to-date secure healthcare setup. In this paper, we review both the existing and latest developments in the field of healthcare by implementing blockchain as a model. We also discuss the applications of blockchain, along with the challenges faced and future perspectives. View Full-Text
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Siyal, A.A.; Junejo, A.Z.; Zawish, M.; Ahmed, K.; Khalil, A.; Soursou, G. Applications of Blockchain Technology in Medicine and Healthcare: Challenges and Future Perspectives. Cryptography 2019, 3, 3.
Siyal AA, Junejo AZ, Zawish M, Ahmed K, Khalil A, Soursou G. Applications of Blockchain Technology in Medicine and Healthcare: Challenges and Future Perspectives. Cryptography. 2019; 3(1):3.Chicago/Turabian Style
Siyal, Asad A.; Junejo, Aisha Z.; Zawish, Muhammad; Ahmed, Kainat; Khalil, Aiman; Soursou, Georgia. 2019. "Applications of Blockchain Technology in Medicine and Healthcare: Challenges and Future Perspectives." Cryptography 3, no. 1: 3.
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