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Title: A survey on adoption of blockchain in healthcare

Authors: K. Shantha Shalini; M. Nithya

Addresses: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VMRF, India ' Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VMKV Engineering College, VMRF, India

Abstract: In this technology and automation era, blockchain technology travels in the direction of consistent studies and adoption in different sectors. Blockchain technology with a chain of the block provides security and establishes a trusted environment between individuals. In the past couple of years, blockchain technology attracted many research scholars, industrialists to study, analyse and apply the technology in their own application needs. The major advantage of blockchain technology is the security, user privacy preserved, transparency. The purpose of this proposed paper is to provide a survey on blockchain scope in healthcare providing high security of patient health information's during sharing and their impact to reduce the operational and capital investments. Also, this paper briefs on the new business opportunities in the health sector integrating blockchain technology.

Keywords: healthcare; blockchain; patient health records.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIDM.2023.127317

International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, 2023 Vol.22 No.1/2, pp.131 - 143

Received: 13 Aug 2021
Accepted: 23 Nov 2021

Published online: 30 Nov 2022 *

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