Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?
The Digital Health Corner
MARCH 26, 2018
Blockchain was first developed as a means of transaction for the digital currency Bitcoin. The transparency, accuracy and efficiency of blockchain technology have made it attractive for its adoption by Wall Street. Interestingly, an IBM survey of 200 healthcare executives in 16 countries focused on interest in adopting blockchain technology revealed that this is a very rapidly evolving area. It can impact the opioid crisis and improve tracking drugs in the supply chain.