Blockchain – Hype and Reality – What’s working in Healthcare?

Blockchain is not a cure-all for everything that ails the healthcare system. However, it has the unique ability to bring cohesion and enable trusted data sharing in a currently disparate and overly complicated system. By establishing trust while improving access and transparency to near real-time data across the healthcare ecosystem, blockchain over time can contribute to better clinical decisions and outcomes, reduce administrative burdens, and empower patients to own their healthcare data.

This presentation explores how blockchain can work for data and analytics in healthcare, and what’s not working.

Keywords: 
blockchain, Data, analytics, decision support, patient engagement, Clinical & Business Intelligence, Health IT, HIMSS