How Blockchain Could Benefit Healthcare – Coin Journal

Blockchain technology has the potential to make health information exchanges (HIE) more secure, efficient, and interoperable.

Blockchain offers a new model for HIE, enabling disintermediation and allowing near real-time updates across the network for all parties. Blockchain-based systems can reduce or eliminate the friction and costs of current intermediaries, according to a report by Deloitte.

The report, titled “Blockchain: Opportunities for Health Care,” identified a number of practical use cases that could positively impact healthcare organizations, among which the ability to enable truly interoperable electronic health records.

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