Chapter 8

Blockchain in Healthcare: Challenges and Solutions

Md. Mehedi Hassan Onik*; Satyabrata Aich*; Jinhong Yang; Chul-Soo Kim*; Hee-Cheol Kim    * Department of Computer Engineering, Inje University, Gimhae, South Korea Department of Healthcare IT, Inje University, Gimhae, South Korea Institute of Digital Anti-Aging Healthcare, Inje University, Gimhae, South Korea

Abstract

The main challenge in distributing electronic health records (EHRs) for patient-centered research, market analysis, medicine investigation, healthcare data mining etc., is data privacy. Handling the large-scale data and preserving the privacy of patients has been a challenge to researchers for a long period of time. On the contrary, blockchain technology has alleviated ...

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