Blockchain Can Revolutionize EHRs With Optimum Security and Interoperability

Blockchain Can Revolutionize EHRs With Optimum Security and Interoperability

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In this era of Digital Health, where Health IT has managed to revolutionize the medical industry with advanced clinical data analytics and robust EHR solutions, where patients are availing healthcare convenience using robust medical applications and interactive health wearables, the macro healthcare ecosystem still faces major issues like lack of security and interoperability. The solutions seem to have loopholes posing threats to invaluable patient data and are leaving hospitals skeptical of sharing their data. To deal with such problems at hand, a few renowned players like Harvard, Gartner, and Deloitte are betting on Blockchain. In fact, US government bodies such as the FDA and HHS are also investing a lot in this technology.

So, why are these players interested in this technology and what is this technology in the first place? You may also be wondering how one technology can solve one of the biggest healthcare issues. Let’s find out.

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May 29, 2017 at 07:09AM

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