An Investigation On The Use Of Blockchain Technology In Electronic Health Records

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G. Bhanu Prasad, M .Venkateswara Rao


Healthcare has benefited greatly from the use of electronic health records (EHRs). Patient safety, improved efficiency in healthcare, and increased access to health care services are all key functions of EHR in healthcare systems, as is the desire to decrease medical spending. To present current developments in the functions and uses of EHR in the healthcare system, this paper's primary aim was established. There are many ways in which EHR has shown to be beneficial in the healthcare system, including sharing and storing medical data via a decentralized peer-to-peer network in order to make it safer for healthcare workers to exchange health information. Patients, healthcare providers, and the general public have all been informed about blockchain-based healthcare apps and workflows developed for these groups. Data management for healthcare, the Internet of Medical Things, and a Blockchain model for health care are all aspects of blockchain technology that define healthcare, as well as the difficulties of using blockchain in health information exchange. In this paper we investigate the blockchain technology in electronic health records with different methodologies

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