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Analysis of Blockchain in the Healthcare Sector: Application and Issues

Version 1 : Received: 21 June 2022 / Approved: 21 June 2022 / Online: 21 June 2022 (05:05:50 CEST)

How to cite: Odeh, A.; Keshta, I.; Abu Al-Haija, Q. Analysis of Blockchain in the Healthcare Sector: Application and Issues. Preprints 2022, 2022060285 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202206.0285.v1). Odeh, A.; Keshta, I.; Abu Al-Haija, Q. Analysis of Blockchain in the Healthcare Sector: Application and Issues. Preprints 2022, 2022060285 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202206.0285.v1).

Abstract

The emergence of blockchain know-how currently presents the opportunity for the health sector to adopt such technologies in electronic health records. Blockchain assists in maintaining and sharing the relevant medical records of the patient with the relevant group of healthcare providers and the hospital. Numerous specific applications include traceability of drug and patient monitoring or Electronic Health Records (EHR). While Blockchain assists in maintaining and sharing the relevant medical records of the patient with the relevant group of healthcare providers and the hospital, it is important to note that the moral consciousness of the healthcare professionals is the main guide of the moral consciousness is ethics. This paper presents an overview of the application of blockchain in the healthcare and medical sector, highlighting the specific challenges and concerns. The study adopted a systematic review of secondary literature in answering the research question.

Keywords

Blockchain; Healthcare; Privacy; Cybersecurity; Healthcare-records

Subject

MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE, Analysis

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