3 ways blockchain can change healthcare

Blockchain continues to be a talking point among healthcare executives because of the increased privacy and security it can bring to hospitals and health systems.

The technology is also designed to ease administrative burdens.

One blockchain startup is using the technology to store patient records, according to TechWorm. The goal is to give patients more control over their data while also allowing providers to more easily share information.

Below are three ways blockchain can influence healthcare, according to TechWorm:

  1. Smart contracts can be used to link healthcare providers together.
  1. Permission blockchains can give patients control over their personal health information.
  1. Cross-chain technology can bring together all possible distributed ledger technology-based solutions.

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