Blockchain Adoption Opportunities in Healthcare Sector
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2020 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2020|
|Authors : Maha M. Althobaiti
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I10P220|
MLA Style: Maha M. Althobaiti "Blockchain Adoption Opportunities in Healthcare Sector" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.10(2020):117-120.
APA Style:Maha M. Althobaiti. Blockchain Adoption Opportunities in Healthcare Sector International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(10),117-120.
In the last decade, blockchain technology has gained significant attention as an innovative tool that allows cloud storage decentralization. It comprises lists of records and possesses the following key properties: integrity, confidentiality, security, and openness. Blockchain technology has been notably applied in many fields, such as the financial industry, insurance, supply chain management, transportation, and healthcare. It brings numerous benefits to these applications, such as reducing transactional costs, preserving privacy, improving application security, and enhancing application resilience. Despite these myriad applications, blockchain technology implementation has not been comprehensively reviewed. Thus, this paper focuses on the healthcare sector, discussing the potential contexts in which blockchain technology has been applied and how it enhances such applications` operation process.
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Blockchain; healthcare; application.