Blockchain can change healthcare: 3 ways to use the new tech

Becker's Health IT

Naomi Diaz

Blockchain technology provides healthcare with new opportunities to evolve interoperability by making it easier to exchange health information, MDLinx reported Jan. 24.

Blockchain technology, an encrypted digital ledger, allows healthcare systems to collaborate between network users. But that's just the beginning of its potential for the healthcare industry.

MDLinx cites three ways blockchain can be used to change the face of healthcare:

1. Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has said...

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