Blockchain adoption in healthcare continues to rise: 3 things to know

Blockchain continues to cause a significant amount of disruption in various industries across the world, particularly in healthcare, according to a Research and Markets report.

Three things to know:

1. The decentralized ledger technology has the potential to overcome interoperability and security challenges that have plagued the healthcare system.

2. Within the healthcare segment, blockchain is being used as a solution for asset management, contract management, bills and claims management, medical and health records, medication and treatment adherence, clinical trials, and more.

3. Key companies in the market include Change Healthcare, IBM, Accenture, TraceLink, SAP, Oracle, MedicalChain, Nebula Genomics, Hashed Health and Doc.ai.

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