Friday, September 15, 2017

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain?

Classmate Kenza Sbai has just provided a fascinating look at the question, through a piece published today by the MIT Technology Review ("Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain?").

The theme of the article comes in the third paragraph:
Technologists and health-care professionals across the globe see blockchain technology as a way to streamline the sharing of medical records in a secure way, protect sensitive data from hackers, and give patients more control over their information. But before an industry-wide revolution in medical records is possible, a new technical infrastructure—a custom-built “health-care blockchain”—must be constructed.

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