Blockchain Technology in Healthcare - Concepts, Methodologies, and Applications

Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications

Author(s): Olugbemi T. Olaniyan, Mayowa J. Adeniyi, Charles O. Adetunji*, Omosigho Omoruyi Pius, Shakira Ghazanfar, Wajya Ajmal and Olorunsola Adeyomoye

Pp: 188-202 (15)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815165197123010013

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


The distributed ledger technology in the healthcare sector has been reported to be very important in generating patient information for research, medication adherence, management of several bedside information about patients, pharmaceutical supply chain, and quality of care. Its application has been documented in the biomedical domain and blockchain technology such as custom, IOTA, NEM, Gcoin, JUICE, TenderMint, Multichain, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum, Bitcoin, as well as in data integrity, data auditing, data provenance, data versioning, access control and non-repudiation. Therefore, this chapter will give an overview based on the applications of Blockchain distributed ledger technologies for biomedical and healthcare systems. 

Keywords: Blockchain, Biomedical, Distributed ledger, Healthcare sector, Patient.

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