5 areas blockchain is being used in healthcare

Mackenzie Garrity - Print  | 

Blockchain has made waves recently as the technology increases its scale and becomes more mainstream.

Within the healthcare industry, blockchain is still finding its place. Below are five categories of projects for blockhain in healthcare, according to Mutaz Shegewi, research director of IDC Health Insights and cited by ZDNet.

  1. Health information access and exchange.
  2. Payer and provider integration.
  3. Patient engagement.
  4. Consulting and professional services.
  5. Consortia and industry collaborations.

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