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Blockchain could have wide applications in healthcare industry

News Article - August 7, 2018

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Aaron Clifford
Aaron Ryan FACMPE
Adiel Alvarado PhD, JD, EdD, DHA, RRT, FACHE, FACMPE
Adrienne Lloyd MHA, FACHE
Blockchain technology may be an answer to the lack of interoperability as well as cybersecurity and privacy concerns in healthcare record-keeping, writes Ana Santos Rutschman, an assistant professor of law at Saint Louis University. Blockchain comprises networks of disparate databases connected by secure encryption that makes hacking and fraud very difficult, and it could improve patient data security, public health management, drug discovery and development and supply chain tracking, Rutschman writes.

The Conversation (US) (7/19) 
 

About the Authors

Aaron Clifford
Aaron Clifford
Senior Vice President of Marketing Binary Fountain McLean, Va.

Aaron Ryan FACMPE
Wichita, KS

Adiel Alvarado PhD, JD, EdD, DHA, RRT, FACHE, FACMPE

Adrienne Lloyd
Adrienne Lloyd MHA, FACHE
Chief Administrative Officer Duke Health, Ophthalmology

Alejandro Galindo MHA, FACMPE
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