5 ways blockchain is being used in healthcare

Although blockchain has not become mainstream, the technology is being used within various sectors, including healthcare.

From giving patients more access to their information and providing healthcare organizations with more security, blockchain has a potential to dominate healthcare.

Below are five ways the technology is already being used in healthcare, according to TechZone360.

  1. To provide a clear and evident data exchange of patient information between physicians.
  2. As a secure data storage to ensure patient privacy.
  3. To help with hindering the high amounts of data breaches within the medical field.
  4. To secure the tracking of records without fear of alterations or changes.
  5. To provide consistency and efficiency with finances and payments.

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