By 2020, 1-in-5 healthcare orgs will adopt blockchain – report

In this blog, we curate relevant and remarkable content related to blockchain, cryptocurrency and the digital economy. This fascinating piece by Lucas Mearian published on Computerworld answers why 1-in-5 healthcare organisations will adopt blockchain. Read on.

“While the financial services and shipping industries have been quick to deploy blockchain, the healthcare industry could soon follow their lead as it looks to increase efficiency and security, reduce costs and expand services with the distributed ledger technology.

In essence, blockchain could help reshape healthcare interoperability by serving as a next-generation middleware that couples health data with decentralized, distributed, and immutable qualities, according to a new report by IDC Health Insights.”

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