Lack of patient interest in maintaining their own records and data retention could prevent blockchain from curing EHR interoperability.

Blockchain is causing a stir in healthcare as organizations look to the technology to solve the EHR interoperability and data security issues that have plagued the industry for many years.

The potential for healthcare blockchain has been widely viewed as positive especially when it comes to the perceived advantages the technology has for secure data sharing.

Entities are showing genuine interest in blockchain and are currently working on projects for future adoption, according to Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf. …..more

Interest in Healthcare Blockchain Increases for Interoperability

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