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Blockchain Technology Driven Healthcare System

Author(s):

Preeti Ramesh Singh , Institute of Management and Computer Studies; Poonam S Verma, Institute of Management and Computer Studies

Keywords:

Block Chain Technology, Healthcare System

Abstract

Block chain technology is a distributed transaction technology that is open but secure and public but - at same time -private. It is initially created to provide a distributed ledger of financial transactions whereas every new transaction needs to be authenticated to be added to the chain. This technology has been extended to multiple transaction. This technologies has been extended to multiple transactions involving activity such as legal matters, medical records, insurance billing, and smart contracts. One of the most important thing is that block chain technology is important to healthcare professionals in such a way so they can revolutionize medical database interoperability. This interoperability can help improve access to medical records, imaging archives, prescription databases. It is used to describe the medical history of patient's for better medicine purpose, block chain technology has an ability to make dramatically changes in health care. This paper describes about the current issues of health care in India and how block chain technology can useful for patient's to improve the healthcare system in India.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV6I30582
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2018
Page(s): 944-946

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